The City of Evanston Department of Utilities is announcing the availability for public tours of the Water Treatment Facility on a first-come, first-serve basis on Saturday October 12, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. The Water Treatment Facility is located at 555 Lincoln Street, Evanston, IL 60201. 


These tours are limited to the first 30 people and all must be Evanston residents.   Residents must provide their name, address and phone number, as well as the names of all the individuals that will be attending in their party. The deadline to register for this tour is October 9, 2013 and walk up registrations are not available. To register, please contact us by email or via phone at 847-448-8198. 

The registered names will be placed on a guest list and only those on the list will be granted access to the facility.  Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. All adults will be required to provide photo identification upon arrival.   

Two tours will be provided to the public. The first tour is a “child friendly tour” and is designed for children ages 6 or older when accompanied by an adult.  This tour will be held from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM. The second tour is designed for adults and children 15 or older.  This tour will be held from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  

Parking will be allowed in the Facilities gated parking lot accessible via the driveway on the north side of Lincoln Street between the two buildings.  Please arrive at the facility twenty minutes before the tour start time. The tours will start at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. promptly and no further admittance to the facility will be permitted after the tours have started.