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Tours, Classes & More


Free Water Programs

West Basin offers free water education for the community including tours, water education classes and a speakers bureau. Learn about the challenges of reliable water and what West Basin is doing to meet future needs. See below for more details and 2016 dates.

Location: Tours, briefings & classes take place at:
Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility
1935 S. Hughes Way
El Segundo, CA 90245

Time: Programs begin promptly at 9:00am and last approx. 1.5 hours.

Special Instructions: Reservations required. Email or leave a message on our tour hotline at (310) 660-6243. Light breakfast will be served at 8:30am. Tour participants must be at least 7 years of age and all participants must wear flat, closed-toe shoes for safety purposes. Free parking is available in front lot.


Soles for Life

Sole for Life

Bring a pair of gently used or new shoes to any of our classes and tours and receive a free conservation item. Your donation will help bring clean water to communities in need. Limit one per person.


Water Recycling Tours

Learn about the water purification process and visit the only facility in the world that produces 5 “designer” waters out of wastewater.

Ocean Water Desalination Tours

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


If you would like to schedule a group outside of the public tours and have a large group of at least 10 people and no more than 30, you will need to schedule a special tour, possibly on a weekday. To do so, please email or leave a message on our tour hotline.


Speakers Bureau

You have questions. We have answers. If your organization or business is in our service area and interested in learning more about water issues and the West Basin Municipal Water District, we have water experts available. Topics include:

  • Water Scarcity in a Drying Climate
  • Why Ocean Water Desalination?
  • Water Conservation: What More Can I Do?
  • Is Drinking Wastewater Our Future?
  • Where Does My Water Come From?

Have a topic in mind? Let us know! Email us at