School Tours


Classroom teachers and home school groups—bring your fourth through eleventh grade students to see what happens to water after it leaves your house!

This is a great opportunity to enhance your curriculum by showing students science in action; cleaning water using mechanical, biological and chemical processes.
We’ll follow a drop of water as it enters the plant, travels through grates, screens and various cleaning processes, and flows into the San Francisco Bay:
  • Get a bird’s-eye view of the equipment that keeps our sewer pipes clean
  • Watch how we turn restaurant grease into electricity
  • See how we remove sticks, rocks, sand, gravel and other gunk from water
  • Learn how we use bacteria to clean the water
  • Meet the chemists who run an average of 45 tests on the water throughout the day
  • View our water under a microscope, before and after it’s cleaned
  • Find out how you can help keep our water clean
  • See how important science is to our community and our environment
  • Learn about careers available in the environmental field

Free one-hour tours are available Wednesdays and Thursdays.

To schedule a tour or for more information:

Judy Walker
jwalker@sanleandro.org  
City of San Leandro - H20 Works
3000 Davis Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 577-3434
www.sanleandro.org