Tour the Contra Costa Water District

Have you ever wondered where the water comes from when you turn on your faucet? Would you like to see how we produce the safe, high-quality drinking water that is delivered to your home?

Reserve your spot on a free tour of Contra Costa Water District. See each step of your water’s journey, from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to a water treatment plant. You’ll go behind the scenes to learn how this vital infrastructure works!

Interested in tours for schools?

We offer many programs and field trips for local schools. Find out more...

Upcoming Tour Dates

  • Friday, April 27, 2018
  • Friday, May 11, 2018

Tour Details

  • Tours begin in Concord at 8 a.m. sharp. We aim to return by 3:30 p.m.
  • Attendees must be able to climb stairs and walk a fair amount throughout the day.
  • Attendees must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Attendees must live or work in the Contra Costa Water District service area.
  • Lunch and light refreshments are provided.
  • Group bookings are not accepted.

How to Dress

  • Attendees must wear comfortable closed-toe shoes.
  • Attendees are advised to wear layers, including long pants, long-sleeve shirts and jackets.


  • Old River Intake & Pump Station
  • Los Vaqueros Marina
  • Los Vaqueros Interpretive Center & Dam
  • Randall-Bold Water Treatment Plant

Space is limited. Register now by calling 925-688-8301.

Randall-Bold Water Treatment Plant Tour
Old River Intake and Pump Station Tour
Los Vaqueros Reservoir Tour