Tours & Field Trips

Educational tours available of the Daphne Utilities Water Reclamation Facility and Water Quality Plants

FREE TOURS AVAILABLE of the Daphne Utilities Water Reclamation Facility where all of the wastewater in Daphne is treated and disposed of in an environmentally responsible manner. Students and teachers will get to see, learn, and really experience what happens to your wastewater. It's Interesting, Educational, and most of all...FUN!

  • View "bugs" through a microscope - these are the beneficial bacteria used to treat the wastewater.
  • How are is a tank that holds more than 1 million gallons of water? We have 5 of them on site!
  • View jet engines spinning at 20,000 rpms to create the oxygen needed for the treatment process.
  • The largest microwave over in the state of Alabama is used to dry the sludge into a biosolid fertilizer product.
  • UV disinfection - the biggest tanning bed you've ever seen - to disinfect the treated water before release into Mobile Bay

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Samantha Coppels
(251) 338-7514
[email protected]

The tour takes approximately 1-1/2 hours. Your students will enjoy and learn more it they already know a little about what they will be seeing. Please ensure your students are familiar with basic water concepts such as the water cycle, water quality, recycling, pollution, conservation and others.

Upcoming Events

  1. Board Meeting

    May 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    1705 Main Street, Daphne, AL United States 36526
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  2. Board Meeting

    June 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    1705 Main Street, Daphne, AL United States 36526
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  3. Board Meeting

    July 31 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    1705 Main Street, Daphne, AL United States 36526
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  4. Board Meeting

    August 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    1705 Main Street, Daphne, AL United States 36526
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  5. Board Meeting

    September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    1705 Main Street, Daphne, AL United States 36526
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