The Learning Center


In Southern California, water is a precious resource. Helping our customers, teachers and students, community leaders and the media understand the complexities of water, wastewater and water recycling helps us protect San Diego's water and environment.

For more information or to sign up for any of our education programs email Emma Shea or call her at 619-258-4613.

Advanced Water Purification Demonstration FACILITY TOURS

We invite you to learn about the future of East County's water supply. Tour our Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Facility to see first hand how we're working on creating a new, local, reliable and drought-proof drinking water supply. 

Visit the East County AWP Website for more information. 

Water Recycling Facility Tours

Tour our Water Recycling Facility to learn about the process of turning wastewater into clean, safe recycled water for recreation and irrigation. Water recycling is part of California's fifth grade science curriculum. Groups of all ages are welcome.

Water is Life Poster Contest

Students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to participate in the annual Water is Life Poster Contest. To enter, students create a hand drawn poster based on the theme "Being Water Wise Is...."

District Tours

This one-hour online tour provides participants with a behind-the-scenes look at how our team operates our water, wastewater and recycled water systems to secure a strong future. Participants will get virtual tours of a pump station, vactor truck, generator and hear directly from a variety of District staff. View upcoming Virtual District Tour dates and reserve your spot here.  

Speakers Bureau

We welcome the opportunity to talk with any club, class, or community organization about water resources and the services of Padre Dam Municipal Water District.


Water Conservation Garden