Public Tours & Briefings

Construction Disclaimer: In our ongoing effort to increase production at the facility, major renovations will continue through 2018. Due to the rigorous construction schedule, the facility will have limited to no public tour access this year, unfortunately. To be placed on a 2019 tour request waitlist, or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at Thank you for understanding.

West Basin provides water recycling and ocean water desalination tours and briefings as a resource for the public. Please sign up to learn about water reliability challenges and what West Basin is doing to meet future needs.

Water Recycling Tours

Learn about the water purification process and visit the only facility in the world that produces five “designer” waters out of wastewater.

Ocean Water Desalination Briefings

Learn how West Basin is conducting responsible ocean water desalination to diversify its water supply portfolio, while protecting the marine ecosystem.

All of our public tours take place at the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility:


1935 S. Hughes Way
El Segundo, CA 90245