Date September 8, 2018
- The East County Water Festival attracted 400 people who participated in interactive activities and toured the East County Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Facility to see the science of how wastewater is cleaned and purified. Attendees, sampled iced coffee made from purified recycled water, planted a succulent and enjoyed face-painting and shaved ice.
- The event was 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.