OCWD tours

Please be advised that OCWD will not provide group tours of any of its facilities through May 31.

Thank you for your interest in touring Orange County Water District facilities. Please click on the appropriate link below to submit your reservation request. All requests must be received at least three weeks in advance. Please be advised that your submission is not a confirmation and all tours are subject to availability. 

GWRS tours

GWRS group tour

Group tours of the GWRS are available Tuesday through Friday at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. for groups of 10-60 people. Tours last two-hours and all participants must be 11 years or older. 

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GWRS public tour

Public tours of the GWRS are available the first Friday of each month at 10 a.m. for individuals or small groups. Tours last two-hours and all participants must be 11 years or older. 

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Specialty tours (available on a limited basis)

Philip L. Anthony Water Quality Laboratory tour

OCWD's Lab is recognized internationally as a leader in water quality testing. Learn about what we do to protect the region's water supply, and view our scientists at work as they test and analyze water samples. 

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Recharge facility tour

Learn how OCWD maintains one of the world's most advanced aquifer recharge systems to refill the Orange County Groundwater Basin during this group tour in Anaheim.

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Next generation water leaders program tour

Created to inspire the next generation of water leaders, this two-hour field trip for 6-12 grade Orange County students includes a presentation, lab activity, scavenger hunt and tour. 

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Prado wetlands tour

Learn about the region's native habitat and how wetlands are used to naturally remove contaminants from the water during this tour at OCWD's constructed wetlands in Riverside County. 

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Prado wetlands spring nature walk/hike

Join OCWD in the spring for one of its nature walks through Prado constructed wetlands in Riverside County. This tour is great for hikers, nature lovers and birding groups. 

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