The Water Education Foundation’s tours offer participants a
firsthand look at the water facilities, rivers
and regions critical in the debate about the future of water
resources. Issues of water supply, water quality, environmental
restoration, flood management, groundwater and water conservation
are addressed by a wide range of speakers representing different
The tours are praised for being balanced, thorough and
fun. Time for socializing and networking is included in
the action-packed itineraries.
A limited number of scholarships are available on a
case-by-case basis. For more information, please contact
Programs Director Nick
Please Note: For 2021, we held our
Colorado River Tour as a virtual journey due to
COVID-19 safety protocols, and are considering how we will be
hosting water tours this fall in light of the ongoing
uncertainty. Sign up for our
announcements for the latest event information.
The Water Education Foundation has
hosted successful virtual tours and events during the COVID-19
pandemic and is now closely monitoring developments – as capacity
and distancing restrictions are lifted from public health
guidelines this summer – to inform the format choices for
our fall programs.
Need a special one or two-day tour for your group? Then call the
Foundation staff! We can design and conduct a customized tour for
your group. Past special tours have been organized for Costco
officials, the Almond Board of California, the USC Knight Ridder
School of Journalism and international visiting water experts.
Contact Programs Manager Nick Gray, 916-444-6240 or
via email, for more details.