Tours & Events
Free California-friendly Landscape Design Workshop
March 13, 2024
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
1966 Olivenhain Road in Encinitas
Steve Sherman of California Landscape Technologies will host an informative and interactive workshop that will feature methods to reduce outdoor water use and increase irrigation efficiencies through California-friendly landscape design.
Homeowners will learn simple, step-by-step approaches for creating attractive, water-efficient landscapes that are easy to maintain.
If you’d like to attend, registration is required at https://bit.ly/3HR2Q5Q.
Free virtual workshops for customer participation and on-demand videos are available online. Please note that live virtual workshops require advance registration. For more information visit WaterSmart Classes – San Diego County Water Authority.
Speaking Engagements & Public Appearances
OMWD employees provide outreach services throughout the year delivering presentations, facilitating discussions, and providing general information about water issues for groups, civic organizations, and associations. For more information contact us at email@example.com.
Elfin Forest Recreation Reserve
Talks, workshops, and educational hikes for nature lovers of all ages. Visit our Reserve’s events page for more information.
Several times a year, OMWD offers tours of its facilities, including Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve, David C. McCollom Water Treatment Plant, and the 4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility. Please note that Olivenhain Dam and Reservoir are owned by the San Diego County Water Authority; please contact SDCWA for tour opportunities.
Tours begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at approximately noon. Reservations must be made by noon on the Monday prior to the scheduled tour date and all attendees must complete a tour release form. Tours may be canceled or closed depending on the level of participation. For safety reasons, tours are not held during inclement weather.
Although this is a shuttled tour, some walking and stair climbing is required, so we recommend wearing comfortable, closed-toe shoes, and loose clothing. It is also suggested that attendees bring a hat, light jacket, and sunscreen.
Transportation capacity is limited to eight passengers and registration for all attendees and their guests is required. To register for the April tour, select the date below. Please email us if you are interested in another date.
July 11, 2024
October 10, 2024