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Speakers and Tours

Group touring Pure Water San Diego facilityPublic Utilities Department representatives are available to come to your community, professional, civic or business group to talk about specific water and wastewater topics. Our extensive Speakers Bureau presents professionals that deliver expertise in areas such as chemistry, biology, civil engineering, project management, conservation, water/sewer bills information, etc. Speakers are also available for upper elementary, high school and college classes in certain subject areas.


Some of the current presentation topics include water quality and treatment process, water conservation, sewer spill prevention, recycled water, water distribution and delivery systems, wastewater collection and treatment, ocean monitoring and Pure Water San Diego.

To schedule a presentation, please send an email to water@sandiego.gov and include “Speakers’ Bureau” in the subject line. Please make your request as far in advance as possible.

When requesting a presentation, please include the following information:

  • Your name
  • Phone number and/or e-mail
  • The organization or group
  • Date and time for the presentation
  • Location of the presentation
  • Requested topic


Currently, the only tours of Public Utilities facilities being offered are of the demonstration Advanced Water Purification Facility, part of the Pure Water San Diego program. Sign up for a tour here.