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Environmental Education Tour the Lorne Park Water and G.E Booth Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Do your students know where their drinking water comes from and how it is treated to ensure there is always a safe, reliable supply, at the turn of a tap? Do they know where the water goes after they flush the toilet, take a shower or brush their teeth?

The Region of Peel offers free tours of the Lorne Park Water Treatment Facility and the G.E Booth Wastewater Treatment Facility to grades eight and up.

Book a tour and your students will learn:

  • the stages of the water treatment process
  • the stages of the wastewater treatment process
  • how water is transported from Lake Ontario to their tap
  • how wastewater is treated and returned to Lake Ontario

Who can book a Tour and when?

Tours are available to grades eight and up, including high school and college/university.

School tours are available on Wednesdays throughout the school year.

Where is the Lorne Park Water Treatment Facility?

It is located on the shore of Lake Ontario in Mississauga

How do I book a Tour?

Click here to book a tour.

What is the maximum number of people who can come?

We accept up to 30 students for each tour in order to accommodate class sizes and busing capacity.

How long is the Tour?

3.5 hours; presentation, discussion walking tour of Lorne Park and bus tour of G.E Booth inclusive.

If I have more questions, who can I contact?

Please contact Laura Lane at 905-791-7800, extension 3214.  Also, for more information please see the Lorne Park Water Treatment Facility, G.E Booth Wastewater Facility, how water is treated and how wastewater is treated.

Revised: Friday May 06 2016


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