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The City of Ames Water Treatment Plant welcomes scheduled tours.  Please submit the Tour Request form below if your group is interested in taking a tour. 

Also, keep in mind that already scheduled tours may be rescheduled or cancelled with little notice.  We appreciate everyone's flexibility and understanding as we adjust to the new plant.   

On Saturday, March 24, 2018; the water plant is having a Public Tours Day.  Partially-guided tours will be from 9 AM until 11:30 AM.  Click here for more information!

Photo Courtesy of Skeye I

Each year, hundreds of people tour each plant.  Tour groups vary from local grade schools to Iowa State University students and from new city employees to foreign colleagues.  Tours for groups or individuals can be arranged by completing a Tour Request Form (below) or by contacting the facilities listed below.  Be sure to read the Tour Guidelines carefully to become familiar with tour requirements. Please be aware that security policies apply to public tours and include those listed in the Tour Guidelines.


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Water Plant - call 515-239-5150 or email to request a tour
Water Pollution Control Facility - Call 515-232-7423 or email Cindy at to request a tour.

Water Plant Tour Request Form
Water Plant Tour Guidelines

Water Pollution Control (Wastewater) Facility Tour Request Form

Water Pollution Control (Wastewater) Facility Tour Guidelines



Last Updated: March 7, 2018

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