Annual Open House Canceled, but Wastewater Treatment Center Open for Tours
The Downers Grove Sanitary District has canceled the 2021 Open House due to ongoing safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, in lieu of the open house, the District will be opening its doors to the community on select dates and times throughout the month of September for tours of the wastewater treatment plant! This is a unique opportunity to see firsthand how a local wastewater treatment plant operates.
There are 20 assorted dates and select times available starting Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Thursday, Sept. 30 for the public to schedule a guided tour of the District’s Wastewater Treatment Center, 5003 Walnut Avenue in Downers Grove. Scheduled tours are FREE and open to anyone interested. Tours are especially good for scout groups looking for merit badges or students seeking extra credit. The maximum group size per tour is 12 people and participants will need to wear a mask in accordance with the District’s COVID-19 safety procedures.
To schedule your tour and for more information, please visit our website at https://www.dgsd.org/educational-opportunities/tours/.