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Field Trips & Virtual Tours 

EMWD’s Education program offers field trips and classroom presentations for students in grade levels 3-12 from the 11 school districts and private schools within its service area. Each field trip is limited to a maximum of 35 students and requires a teacher plus three chaperones to attend. Classroom presentations can be in-person or virtual in-lieu of a field trip. We have three field trips and three class room presentation options available, according to grade level. Field trips range from 1 hour to 3.5 hours.

Field trips and classroom presentations for the 2023/2024 school year are listed below:

OptionEMWD FacilityGradeDay of WeekLengthLocation
1Desalination Complex9th-12thTuesdays2 Hour

29541 Murrieta Road,

Menifee, CA 92586

Desalination Complex: A two hour field trip of our newly completed Desalination Complex, located in Menifee, CA. Students will learn about local brackish groundwater and how desalination is used to bring EMWD’s groundwater to drinking water standards.

Max of 35 students per tour. 30 Minute Pre-Presentation is required

Classroom / Virtual Presentation:  You can now book a 30-minute virtual or in-person Desalination Complex program overview along with a fun activity.   

Available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. REQUEST NOW >> 

2Filtration Facility6th-8thThursdays1.5 Hour

1283 N. Kirby Street, 

Hemet, CA 92545

Filtration Facility: A one and a half hour field trip of our water filtration facility, located in Hemet, CA. Students will learn how imported water is filtered to a high standard before it is distributed to residents as tap water.

Max of 35 students per tour. 30 Minute Pre-Presentation is required

Classroom / Virtual Presentation:  You can now book a 30-minute virtual or in-person Filtration Facility program overview along with a fun activity.

Available Monday – Wednesday. REQUEST NOW >>

3Wastewater Facility3rd-12thWednesdays3.5 Hours

770 N. Sanderson Avenue, 

San Jacinto, CA 92582

Wastewater Facility: This tour ranges from one hour to three and half hours depending on customizable options. The tour is of a reclamation facility located in San Jacinto, CA. Students will learn the process of turning wastewater into recycled water. 

If the time on the website for the field trip or in-person presentation does not work for you, please reserve the closest available time. In the additional comments section of the reservation form, include the time that is preferred. The education team will do their best to accommodate your request but it is not guaranteed. Field trip requests are not a guarantee of a field trip. Requests will be reviewed by the education team to determine eligibility before confirmation is given.

Preparing for Your Field Trip/Tour

In preparation for a great field trip and tour, please review and complete our Wetlands Tour Guidelines.

Before You Go – Watch the Field Trip Videos

Student Field Trip Video

Teacher Field Trip Video

Chaperone Field Trip Video 

For more information about EMWD fields trips and classroom presentations, contact the Education team via email or at 951-928-3777, ext. 4350.