Free Tour of Wastewater Treatment and Water Recycling Plants

The tour is Jan. 9 at 3 p.m. and is open to children over the age of seven along with teens and adults.

From the Dublin San Ramon Services District:

The public is invited to tour the Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) wastewater treatment and water recycling plants on Wednesday, January 9, at 3:00 pm. The free tour lasts 60 to 90 minutes and is open to adults, teens, and children ages seven and up. The facilities are located at 7399 Johnson Drive in Pleasanton. Reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, visit http://www.dsrsd.com/Education/tourrequest.html or call the DSRSD public information office at 925-875-2282.

Dublin, Pleasanton, and southern San Ramon generate up to 10 million gallons of wastewater every day that must be handled efficiently and safely to protect public health. Increasingly, wastewater treatment is a resource recovery operation that generates recycled water to irrigate green spaces and biofuel that can generate heat and electricity. The tour highlights these processes as well as career opportunities in the water industry.

DSRSD offers public tours quarterly on the second Wednesdays of January, April, July, and October. Tours can be scheduled at other times for groups of six or more if staff is available. For more information call the DSRSD public information office at 925-875-2282.

Founded in 1953, Dublin San Ramon Services District serves 157,000 people, providing potable and recycled water service to Dublin and the Dougherty Valley area of San Ramon, wastewater collection and treatment to Dublin and south San Ramon, and wastewater treatment to Pleasanton (by contract). More information about the District can be obtained at www.dsrsd.com.

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