Education Programs


In Southern California, water is a complicated subject. Helping our customers, teachers and students, community leaders and the media understand the complexities of water, wastewater and water recycling helps us protect San Diego's water and environment.

For more information or to sign up for any of our education programs email Emma Shea or call her at 619-258-4613.

Advanced Water Purification Demonstration FACILITY TOURS

Customers are invited to learn about the future of East County's water supply. Tour our Advanced Water Purification Facility to see first hand how we're working on creating a new, local, reliable and drought-proof drinking water supply. 

Visit the East County AWP Website for more information. 

Water Recycling Facility Tours

Students and customers are invited to tour our Water Recycling Facility to learn about the process of turning sewage into clean, safe recycled water for recreation and irrigation. Water recycling is part of California's fifth grade science curriculum. Groups of all ages are welcome.

Water is Life Poster Contest

Students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to put their creative caps on and participate in the annual Water is Life Poster Contest. To enter, students create a hand drawn poster depicting this year's theme.

Water Conservation Garden Tours

Learning about the beauty of water-efficient landscaping is how we will save more of San Diego's water supply in the future. Plant guides are available in the garden for self-guided tours.

Speakers Bureau

We welcome the opportunity to talk with any club, class, or community organization about water resources and the services of Padre Dam Municipal Water District.


Water Conservation Garden