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St. Petersburg Water Resources Department to Host Facility Open Houses

St. Petersburg, FLA. (January 2020) – This March, three of the City of St. Petersburg’s water treatment facilities will open their doors to the public for open houses. The Water Resources Department works hard to provide consistent, quality water for residents and visitors. This is the public’s chance to get a behind-the-scenes look into the work that goes into keeping the City flowing. Plant operators and leaders from the Water Resources Department and Public Works Administration will be in attendance to lead the tours and answer questions.

Learn about drinking water sourcing and processing at the Cosme Water Treatment Plant.  
Saturday, March 14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (last tour starts at 11 a.m.)
Cosme Water Treatment Plant
16150 Race Track Rd, Odessa, FL 33556 

Learn how wastewater becomes reclaimed water at one of the reclaimed water treatment facilities.
Saturday, March 21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (last tour starts at 11 a.m.)
Northwest Water Reclamation Facility
7500 26th Ave. N 

Saturday, March 28, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (last tour starts at 11 a.m.)
Northeast Water Reclamation Facility
1160 62nd Ave. NE

The majority of the tour is outdoors and is a walking tour. Attendees should plan to be in the sun and wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes. Facilities are not ADA accessible by default, however reasonable accommodations can be made by calling the Water Resources Department at 727-893-7261. Photo ID is required for entry and children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Any questions, call the Water Resources Department at 727-893-7261.

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