Chalk Bluff Water Treatment Tour

Presented by Truckee Meadows Water Authority

Through understanding physical properties of water, as well as microbiology and chemistry, Chalk Bluff Water Treatment Plant features conventional water treatment that has been recognized for excellence nationally. Attendees will meet TMWA’s team of highly skilled engineers, scientists, and operators and learn how they work to provide our community with high-quality drinking water. Visitors will see the steps it takes to get water from the Truckee River to the tap and learn about the 1,000+ tests conducted every month to ensure TMWA’s water is of the highest possible quality.

 During this tour participants will be required to climb multiple sets of stairs and are recommended to wear closed-toed shoes.  Participants will learn about career options that microbiologists, chemists and control system technicians can pursue. For more info visit

Date & Time

Saturday, April 30, 2022
10:00 – 11:00am


9505 S. McCarran Blvd.
Reno, NV 89523






Advance registration required. Tour capacity limited to 20 participants. Valid photo ID required.

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The Northern Nevada Science & Technology Festival is a week-long community celebration of the innovation happening in our region. The festival will inspire and connect our community with the power of science and technology through hands-on school programs as well as a series of free, family-friendly events hosted by well-known formal and informal educational organizations throughout Northern Nevada.