Education Programs & Resources
Tours of our facilities are a great way to learn about our wastewater treatment process. Tours are available for
high school students and adults. Due to current plant construction, the maximum number of tour participants
- Learn the basic concepts of how wastewater is treated before returning to the environment
- See how microbiology, chemistry, physics and environmental science links to important environmental impacts & issues
- Learn our responsibilities for the household products & chemicals that we use
Note: Tours are not available on holidays, on weekends, or during evening hours. Given the possibility for inclement weather, tours are not scheduled in November, December, January, or February.
The Metro District provides reasonable accommodations for public programs (including tours and meetings) in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Visitors requiring such accommodations must contact the Public Information Officer, Kelley Merritt, at least 14 days in advance of the requested tour (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Guest speakers are available for 45 minute classroom visit sessions within our service area. After viewing a short video detailing the wastewater treatment process, students play an interactive board game titled Wastewater Jeopardy. A maximum of three consecutive classroom visits can be scheduled during one school trip.
Our Educator Kit includes a DVD that details the wastewater treatment process.
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