Pure Water Demonstration Facility – Public Tour Schedule

Photo of people taking the tour

Since June 2011, the City's one-million-gallon-per-day Pure Water Demonstration Facility has been open for free public tours. Participating in a tour is a great way to learn about the water purification process and get an up-close look at the cutting-edge technology used to clean recycled water to produce safe, high-quality drinking water. You will also find out how the City plans to use the technology to produce 1/3 of San Diego’s water supply locally by 2035.

Tours last approximately one hour and include an introductory presentation and a walking tour of the facility. At the end of the tour, participants have the opportunity to taste a sample of the purified water.

The Pure Water Demonstration Facility is located at the North City Water Reclamation Plant, off the I-805 and Miramar Road at 4949 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, CA 92121. You must register in advance.

Tour Registration

  • Please register each guest individually.
  • Tour attendees must be five years old or older. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Are you registered for a tour but can't remember which one? Find out with Registration Search.
  • To cancel your registration, please contact Pure Water San Diego staff via e-mail at purewatersd@sandiego.gov.
Tour IDTourDate/Time
Registration Status
765Public Tour (12:30 p.m.)
Guests are invited to visit the Pure Water Demonstration Facility. The tour will last approximately one hour.
Pure Water San Diego
Saturday, 08/03/19 @ 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
North City Water Reclamation Plant, 4949 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, 92121
OPEN (29 spots left)
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Closes 07/27/19 @ 5:00PM