Water Recycling Facility Field Trips

Free Field Trips for Service Area Schools!

This free field trip experience is available to public and private schools located in the West Basin service area. Students will visit the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility in El Segundo and the Roundhouse Aquarium in Manhattan Beach to learn about the water cycle, West Basin’s water recycling process and water conservation efforts that protect local marine animals. Students will be immersed in live interaction with a West Basin tour guide as they are given a behind-the-scenes tour of this industry-acclaimed water recycling facility. For schools located in the District service area, complimentary bus transportation is provided by the West Basin Board of Directors.

Field trips have concluded 2023-2024 school year. To be added to the priority booking list for the 2024-2025 school year, please contact West Basin Education Coordinator Janel Ancayan at (310) 660-6253 or JanelA@westbasin.org.

West Basin Municipal Water District’s Pre-Tour and Post-Tour Lesson Plans

To support an extensive water education program, West Basin is offering a free curriculum for 3rd-5th grade teachers to support classroom engagement before and after your water recycling facility tour. Lesson plans are intended to be hands-on, can be adapted to support any grade level, and supports the state’s current Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

Pre-Tour Lesson

Post-Tour Lesson

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