Googong Water Treatment Plant Tours 2019

DESCRIPTION

As a part of the 2019 Googong Dam and Foreshore community engagement program, Icon Water is giving Googong Township, ACT and Queanbeyan-Palerang residents a rare opportunity to tour the Googong Water Treatment Plant.

On Sunday 13 October 2019, two free tours will run for 45 minutes at 11.15am and at 1.15pm. Pre-registration is essential.

The Googong WTP was built in 1979 to treat water from the Googong Dam. This tour will cover the techniques used to supply and treat water for the Nation’s Capital and Queanbeyan from 1979 to today.

Visitors will learn about the ACT and Queanbeyan urban water cycle, Googong and Cotter catchments, the dams and infrastructure, and the treatment system that supplies our region with fresh clean water.

Each tour is for a maximum of 20 people.

FAQ

Is the tour free?
Yes, the tour is free.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Yes, this tour is not suitable for children under 5 years of age.

Are there other requirements?
All participants MUST wear long, full length pants, long sleeves and closed flat shoes as this is an active industrial site. For safety reasons Icon Water will not be able to accept participants wearing incorrect attire. High-vis vests and eye goggles will be provided. As the plant includes stairs, uneven terrain, narrow paths and steep terrain, the tour is not suitable for wheelchairs, prams and strollers, or children under five years old.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please call Icon Water on 02 6248 3111 (select option 3) or email your name and contact details to education@iconwater.com.au.

Are there other requirements?
All participants MUST wear long, full length pants, long sleeves and closed flat shoes as this is an active industrial site. For safety reasons Icon Water will not be able to accept participants who do not wear the correct attire to the site. High-vis vests and eye goggles will be provided. As the plant includes stairs, uneven terrain, narrow paths and steep terrain, the tour is not suitable for wheelchair access, prams and strollers or children under five years old.