National Drinking Water Week, May 6 - May 12, 2018
Join the Portland Water District to explore the vital role water plays in our daily lives during National Drinking Water Week.
Tour of the Sebago Lake Water Treatment Facility
Wednesday, May 9
Sebago Lake Water Treatment Facility, 2 White Rock Road, Standish
Did you know that PWD disinfects an average of 21 million gallons of drinking water per day in three different ways? Take a guided tour of the Sebago Lake Water Treatment Facility and learn how ozone, ultraviolet light (UV), and chloramines are used to treat your drinking water. The tour includes a visit to the laboratory, where scientists will discuss how the quality and safety of your drinking water is tested.
This event is geared toward an adult audience.
Register by 5/7 or call 207-774-5961 x 3659
NOTE: A map of facility location provided via email to registrants prior to the event. Using a GPS for 2 White Rock Road will not provide the accurate location; the Facility is located at the corners of routes 237 & 35.
Short Video Series: Protecting a Trillion Gallons of Water Premiere: Monday, May 7
Learn about four of our source protection programs in this five-video series. The first short video, debuting during Drinking Water Week, will give you a sneak peek into the series highlighting programs – from land patrols to hands-on classroom activities – all designed to protect your drinking water!