You're Invited!

You are invited to join us in a celebration of water at the East County Water Festival on Sat., Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East County Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Project Visitor Center in Santee (located at Fanita Pkwy. and Ganley Rd.)

Water Festival Invitation
Click here to view this invitational flyer
The East County Water Festival is a FREE, fun-filled, water-themed event that welcomes the community to participate in interactive activities for adults and children and tour the East County Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Facility to see the science of how wastewater is cleaned and purified.

Attendees will enjoy free food and sample iced coffee beverages using purified recycled water. In addition, guests can enjoy face painting, take-home succulent plant, shaved ice and much more. 

Please bring your family and friends as well as share and invite others. All a re welcome! Click here to sign up to attend.

The event is hosted by Padre Dam Municipal Water District. The Advanced Water Purification Program is a regional partnership with Padre Dam, Helix Water District, City of El Cajon and the County of San Diego.

Thank you for your support for safe, clean, reliable water!

About the Program

The East County Advanced Water Purification Program will create a new, local, sustainable and drought proof drinking water supply using state-of-the-art technology to purify East County's recycled water. This water recycling opportunity will diversify East County's water supply and reduce our dependence on imported water. The program will meet approximately more than 30 percent of East County's current drinking water demands. Visit for more information.

East County Advanced Water Purification Program | (858) 385-4420  |