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Jersey Water Charity Open Day (Handois Water Treatment Works)

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Handois Water Treatment Works

La Rue Ville es Gazeaux

JE3 1HU St. Lawrence

Jersey

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Saturday 29th September 2018


Jersey Water is throwing its doors open at its Handois Water Treatment Works. You will be able to get a behind the scenes look at the water treatment station, first opened in 1931.

Come and discover this amazing engineering plant, with 85 years of service completed this old fashioned engineering marvel is now controlled and monitored by leading edge, state of the art technology, is manned 24/7, 365 days of the year to provide the Island with a constant supply of treated water. Spend a couple of hours discovering this little known but essential Island utility that is tucked away in the tranquil Handois valley, not far from the Hamptonne Country Life Museum.

Our water engineers will show you around the site and explain how your water is treated before being piped to your tap, booking is essential as this is a live working station. The guided tours will last approximately 1 hour and are every 20 minutes from 10am - 3pm (the first tour starting at 10am and the last tour starts at 2pm). Guided Tours are limited to 8 people per tour and you must select the time slot you would like.

Jersey Water Staff will be meeting and greeting visitors at The Water Treatment Works (Handois). All proceeds will go to Jersey Water's Chosen Charity 2018 Stroke Association Jersey. For every £5 raised, Jersey Water will match.


Important Notes for your Visit:

You are booking to visit a fully operational water treatment and pumping station, please wear enclosed outdoor walking shoes or trainers and dress appropriately for the weather, sunhats or rain coats! The tour will last approximately one hour, half the tour will be outside. You need to be physically able to walk and stand for this period of time, the tour also includes steps and stairs. We suggest children of 8 years and over, no push chairs. If in doubt please call us on 01534 707300.

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Handois Water Treatment Works

La Rue Ville es Gazeaux

JE3 1HU St. Lawrence

Jersey

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