Looking for a fun, educational event for the family on Mother’s Day weekend, complete with beautiful bay views? Come learn how your drinking water is made on Saturday, May 11, from 10AM to 2PM as the City of Napa opens its Edward I. Barwick Jamieson Canyon Water Treatment Plant to visitors. At this second annual “Tap Water Day” Open House, the community is invited to see the state-of-the-art equipment, processes, and people that convert raw water from the Sacramento River Delta into clean, safe drinking water for Napa and other local cities. The plant is located at 270 Kirkland Ranch Roach, just off Highway 12, between Highway 29 and I-80. Tours of the facility will start every twenty minutes, including a close-up look at the laboratory and advanced control system. Browse historical displays in the filter gallery to understand key milestones that led up to today’s modern water system. View a running slide show of our other major water facilities to get a sense of the system’s scale. See a display of the various underground pipes that distribute the water to your home. Check out system maps, ask questions of our engineers, and learn the value of tap water compared to other consumer products.
Tap Water Day is a free event for the whole family. Our water conservation booth will be on hand to greet arrivals. Children can win water-themed prizes playing our “Knock Out Water Waste” ball toss game. Light snacks and beverages will be available, including ‘Napa Tap’ water of course. And you can’t beat that view from the top of the hill! No registration is needed. Just stop by anytime between 10 and 2. Plenty of parking is available. For more information, visit our website!