WAC Activities

Seminars and School Presentations

WAC members develop, fund and present programs for the community, students and water-industry members throughout Monterey County. Our efforts include seminars that address the needs and questions of water-supply companies and consumers.

Classroom Education

Classroom conservation and pollution prevention presentations designed specifically for each grade level. The committee provides appropriate educational materials, including activity books, curricula, workplans, magnets, stickers, and three-dimensional interactive displays for watershed and groundwater demonstrations.

MRWPCA Tours

Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency is an award-winning water recycling facility. Tours are available for adults only until further notice. For your enjoyment and safety, we've developed the following tour guidelines:

Tour Days
Tuesdays – Thursdays
By appointment (2 weeks in advance requested)
Start Times: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Duration: 1 – 1½ hours

Group Size
40 adult maximum (larger groups with 30-day notice)

Location
Just north of Marina, off Hwy 1, on the Del Monte Boulevard exit, near the landfill.

Attire
Comfortable, close-toed walking shoes, and a jacket.

Tour Scheduling
Call Cheryl Rodgers: 831 (645)-4600

Visit the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency website for the most up to date information.

Water Experts

The committee has a list of water experts from various disciplines who are willing to speak to interested community groups. Their areas of expertise include these topics:

  • Seawater intrusion and current water projects.
  • Groundwater contamination and water-quality regulations.
  • Water conservation for the 21st century.

Call (831) 646-4656 to arrange for speakers.

Water Awareness Month

The committee coordinates many events during May to celebrate Water Awareness Month:

  • Water Management Workshops, which focus on thrifty, efficient water use in commercial, industrial and residential settings.
  • Displays and programs at schools, libraries, fairs and community events.

Hospitality Business Assistance

The Water Awareness Committee has vinyl water conservation stickers available for restroom mirrors. Call to have them mailed or hand-delivered to your business.