Water Recycling Tours
Ocean-Water Desalination Tours (and Water Education Center)
We offer FREE tours of the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility to the public on the Second Saturday of every other month starting at 9:30am. Download the flyer here.
2013 TOUR DATES
- January 12
- March 9
- May 11
- July 13
- September 14
- November 9
Tours are FREE but you must RSVP. Call 310-660-6200 to reserve your spot on an upcoming tour.
Map to the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How early should I make my reservation?
As early as you can! Spots fill up quickly, so make your reservation as early as possible to ensure you get your choice.
What is the address of the plant?
1935 South Hughes Way (at Allied Way) 1 block from Sepulveda). Click here for a map to the facility.
Is there available parking?
Yes, there is a parking lot in front of the building. Parking is free.
Where do I meet for the tour?
Tour participants will meet in the front lobby of the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility, and the tour will begin promptly at 9:30a.m.
How long does the tour last?
The tour lasts approximately two hours. Tour lengths depend on questions from the participants, and as always, we value and appreciate your questions and comments.
Can I bring food or drinks?
No. There will, however, be light snacks provided inside the classroom in the morning.
Can I bring my children along?
Yes, as long as they are at least the required age of 7 or 3rd grade. Our facilities cannot accommodate young children.
Can I schedule a large group of kids/students?
If you have a large group of kids/students, you will need to schedule a special tour, possibly on a weekday. To do that, please call West Basin at (310) 660-6200.
What is the dress code?
ALL participants must wear closed-toe shoes (no sandals, high heels or flip flops) and be prepared and comfortable to walk up and down stairs for a part of the tour.
PLEASE NOTE: For 2012 tours, please use extra caution. The facility is undergoing its Fifth construction phase, which impacts most of the facility. Children must be at least the minimum age (7 years old or in 3rd grade) and closed toe shoes MUST be worn. Hard hats will be provided and MUST be worn.
OCEAN-WATER DESALINATION TOURS
Note: The Water Education Center and Ocean-water Desalination Demonstration Facility will be closed for the holidays from Friday, December 21, 2012 through January 2, 2013. Please join us for a tour starting January 3, 2013.
We offer tours of the Ocean-water desalination demonstration facility and Water Education Center Wednesday through Saturday.
To download the flyer, click here.
To schedule a tour of the facility, please call us at 310-660-6200.
The facility is located adjacent the SEA Lab facility, 1021 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, 90277.
Click here to download a PDF map to the facility.