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SCWA Energy and Sustainability Tours

Upcoming Public Tours

Outreach 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. This tour is offered in English and Spanish.

Sign up in English: Saturday, April 11th 2015 9:00 AM to Noon

Inscríbete en Español: Sábado, 11 de abril 2015 9:00 AM a mediodía

Sign up in English: Saturday, May 16th 2015 9:00 AM to Noon

Inscríbete en Español: Sábado, 16 de mayo 2015 9:00 AM a mediodía


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.

Sonoma Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour: Saturday, April 18th 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Russian River Wasterwater Treatment Plant Tour: Saturday, April 25th 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM


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. The tour will start and end at 404 Aviation Blvd.

Energy and Sustainability Tour: Thursday, April 9th 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

For more information

Please contact: Ryan Pedrotti, Water Education Programs Specialist at (707) 521-6209 or ryan.pedrotti@scwa.ca.gov

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