Facility Tour Information
The Williamsport Municipal Water Authority encourages educational groups and schools to visit the WMWA Water Filtration Plant to learn about water treatment. To schedule a tour of our facility, please contact the Plant Superintendent at 570-323-8608.
Waterdale Lodge Environmental Education Center
An Educational Partnership
Connecting the Importance of Clean Watersheds To Public Drinking Water Protection
Located in the pristine and beautiful mountain valley of the Mosquito Creek Watershed near the Williamsport Municipal Water Authority Filtration Plant, the historic Waterdale Lodge is the center for a cooperative collaboration of public water supply utilities, academic resources, and local and state conservation agencies and organizations. This partnership provides opportunities for community education and outreach programs which emphasize the science and importance of good stewardship and protection of our natural resources and
public water supply sources .
Programs, Activities and Resources
- Full and partial day field trips for school groups from grades 4 to 12
- Hands-on indoor and outdoor learning activities with curriculum guides based on PA Department of Education Academic Standards
- Tours of Water Treatment Filtration Plant
- Bluebird and nature trails with tree identification signage
- Teaching materials and posters for aquatic biology, wildlife identification, and birding
- Facilities for conducting field tests and water quality monitoring
- Presenters for programs on raptors, native birds and wildlife from local conservation agencies and organizations
- Opportunities for Scouting advancement and conservation projects