Santa Clara Valley Water District Event Calendar
The Santa Clara Valley Water District provides public tours of the Purification Center, allowing members of the community to witness the state-of-the-art technology in operation. The Purification Center address is: 4190 Zanker Road, San Jose, CA.

General Information:

  • For groups over 3 email us at
  • This is a walking tour that takes about approximately 90 minutes. Please plan for an hour or more.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour and please check in at the visitor center as soon as you arrive.
  • We will not accommodate walk-ins, so please do not bring extra guests unless they have pre-registered prior.

Children & Safety Requirements:

  • Children must be over the age of 10 as it is not advisable for small children to attend for safety reasons and due to the technical nature of the tour.  
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult/ guardian at all times.
  • For safety purposes, sturdy closed-toe shoes are required for all participants as this is a walking tour of a working plant. 
  • High heels and sandals are not permitted. 
  • Please check the weather and dress appropriately for both outdoor/ indoor setting. Light rain will not cancel walking tour.
  • Failure to comply with protocol will prohibit one's participation in the tour.

Parking Guidelines:

  • Carpool is highly encouraged as parking is extremely limited.
  • Once your tour ends, please promptly exit as parking spaces are needed for the next group.



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