Ottawa Water Treatment and Water Reclamation Plant Tours

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June 16, 2017, 8:00 AM CT

Ottawa's location on the natural ford of the Marais des Cygnes River condemned residents to decades of flooding. Exhibition and public programs explore the city's experience with floods before and after the construction of levees.

Tours are free and open to the public but require a ticket. Tours take place at 8, 9, 10, and 11 am. For safety reasons, space is limited and regisration by June 14 is required. Call the Old Depot Museum at (785) 242-1250 or email manager(at)

Take a free tour of Ottawa's Water Treatment Plant as part of "Crossings: Getting Over, Around, and Through Water in Franklin County," an exhibit featured in KHC's Water/Ways initiative in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution.

City of Ottawa Water Reclamation Facility
703 E 1st Street
Ottawa, KS 66067
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Sponsored by: Franklin County Historical Society

For more information about this event, please contact:
Diana Staresinic-Deane