Our Educator Kit includes materials that detail the wastewater treatment process. Use the form below to request more information about age-appropriate classroom materials.
Teacher Professional Development
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are currently evaluating options for 2021 courses.
We offer annual professional development courses titled Wastewater and Aquatic Biology and Wastewater and Renewable Resources for K-12 classroom teachers. Each class includes a tour of the Robert W. Hite Treatment Facility and a field visit in the appropriate content area. Professional development graduate credit is available. See an example syllabi here:
Due to COVID-19, we are currently unable to offer classroom visits.
Guest speakers are available for 45- minute classroom visit sessions within our service area. After viewing a short video detailing the wastewater treatment process, students play an interactive board game titled Wastewater Jeopardy. A maximum of three consecutive classroom visits can be scheduled during one school trip. Use the form on this page to schedule a classroom visit.
Request a classroom visit by using the form below.
Due to COVID-19, we are currently unable to offer tours.
Our 90-minute outside walking tours let you experience the sights, sounds – and smells – of wastewater treatment.
On a tour of our facility you will learn:
Call us with questions or use this form to submit a media inquiry or request a classroom visit.
Main line: (303) 286-3000
Kelley Merritt – Public Information Officer: (303) 877-0474