The Rain to Drain Experience

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San Antonio Water System ensures you always have a safe, reliable and quality supply of water at every turn of the tap. If you’re interested in learning more about the source of your drinking water and where it goes, well,”after the flush,” join SAWS Education for The Rain to Drain Experience field trip for adults.

During this fully immersive day-long expedition, lasting from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., you will travel to places few people have ever visited. You will explore an Edwards Aquifer recharge cave, experience the inner workings of a SAWS water production facility and tour a water recycling center.

Ready to seek out a new adventure? Click the button below to reserve your spot.


Important Field Trip Information:

  • Registration is required, and there is a maximum of 50 guests per trip.
  • The field trip is free for Bexar County residents ages 18 and older. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate anyone under the age of 18.

Dos Rios Recycling Center outfall

  • SAWS reserves the right to cancel a trip at any time due to attendance, weather or security reasons.
  • The trip involves walking for short distances (less than .5 miles) on uneven pathways at Stone Oak Park and some SAWS facilities.
  • SAWS will provide charter transportation to all locations.
  • If special accommodations are required, please make note on your registration.
  • SAWS will provide a free breakfast and lunch to attendees. If special dietary needs are required, please make note on your registration form. And naturally, SAWS will provide water for your enjoyment throughout the day.



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