Upcoming public tours
The Sonoma County Water Agency is pleased to host public tours of the Russian River water supply system, sanitation districts, and energy projects. Please select the date of the tour you'd like to attend, and fill out the registration form. You will be notified with additional details and directions once you have registered.
Russian River Water Supply System Tour
The Sonoma County Water Agency invites the public to attend a free half day tour of the Russian River water supply system. Tour participants will visit facilities that divert, pump and treat the water delivered by the Water Agency to more than 600,000 residents in portions of Sonoma and Marin counties. These facilities will include the rubber dam, fish ladders, infiltration ponds and water collector 6 – one of the largest water collector of its type in the world.
Tour del Sistema de Suministro de Agua del río Russian River
La Agencia del Agua del Condado de Sonoma invita al público a asistir a un tour gratuito de medio día donde visitaremos el sistema del suministro de agua del río Russian River. Los participantes de este paseo visitarán las instalaciones que desvían, bombean y tratan el agua suministrada por la Agencia del Agua a más de 600,000 residentes en partes de los Condados de Sonoma y Marin. Estas instalaciones incluirán la represa de goma, las escalerillas para los peces, los estanques de infiltración y el recolector de agua 6 – el cual es uno de los más grandes recolectores de agua de su tipo en el mundo. Para registrarse en este tour, contacte a Hugo Mata al 877-689-7721 o email@example.com.
Sanitation Treatment Plant Tour
Tour participants will get an in depth look at how their wastewater is cleaned and how this water is used once it is clean. Tours are one hour and thirty minutes in duration.
- Penngrove Sanitation Zone Tour at the Ellis Creek Water Recycling Facility in Petaluma: Wednesday September 17th 4:00 PM
Unique opportunity to tour the Laguna Treatment Plant
South Park Sanitation Zone residents will have an opportunity to tour the Laguna Treatment Plant in Santa Rosa. This 90 minute tour is offered Saturday September 13th at 9:00 AM. Participants can meet at the treatment plant at 4300 Llano Rd. or at Bayer Farms at 8:30 AM and carpool in 12 passenger vans. Tour participants will receive free low flow showerheads, faucet aerators, cutting boards and other great water saving incentives. This tour is offered in English and Spanish.
Energy and Sustainability Tour
Tour participants will get to see a subset of Energy and Sustainability projects the Agency has developed in an effort to deliver Carbon Free Water by 2015. The tour will include solar panels, ground source and pond loop geoexchange heating and cooling systems, electric vehicle charging stations and the Hybrid and Plug in Hybrid Electrical fleet, and the Airport Wastewater Treatment Plant.
For more information
Please contact: Ryan Pedrotti, Water Education Programs Specialist at (707) 521-6209 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are unable to attend the scheduled tour date you can sign up on a waitlist to be notified regarding future tours. Public Tours Waitlist