Follow the Flush

What better way to welcome All Hallows Eve than with a virtual visit through the slimy, creepy underground world of water recycling?

Have you ever wondered what happens to the water after you flush? Most people don’t. But in case you were, you may be surprised to learn there’s no magic involved. In fact, it’s all science and engineering!

But don’t just take my word for it. Join the SAWS Conservation and Education teams for a virtual exploration into the world of wastewater.

Friday, Oct. 30
Noon-1:30 p.m.
Register here.

You’ll get an up-close-and-personal look at the path of poop water as it journeys through the Steven M. Clouse Water Recycling Center. The award-winning facility is a national example of SAWS’ leadership in water management innovation.

Formerly known as Dos Rios, the Clouse WRC is the largest of SAWS’ three wastewater treatment plants. The majority of San Antonio’s sewage has been flowing into the South Side plant for processing since 1987. Today, the facility remains a cornerstone of the city’s sewage system.

Bonus: one lucky tour participant will win a Flume flow sensor device!

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Heather Ginsburg
Heather is a Texas tradeswoman through and through! With three state water licenses under her belt, she brings a unique perspective, background and expertise to the SAWS Education team. Heather’s deep understanding of and passion for sharing water knowledge makes her perfectly suited for coordinating and leading SAWS’ education tours. Prior to joining the SAWS family, Heather worked in the private sector as a landscape designer where she spent countless hours helping homeowners create beautiful, water-saving landscapes. Heather, along with her husband Brett and their two children, all strive daily to be kind humans who give back to Mother Earth.
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