Wondering what to wear to Union Sanitary District’s Centennial Open House event on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.? Here’s the most important detail: Choose the right shoes! If you want to tour USD’s treatment plant, closed-toed, low-heeled shoes are required, so leave those flip-flops and sandals at home, and be prepared for walking and stairs.
- Installing a sewer repair coupling
- Explaining laser alignment
- Making silly putty with USD laboratory staff
The District invites the Tri-Cities to visit our Union City Treatment Plant and Headquarters as we celebrate a century of service to the community with fun displays, interactive demonstrations, family-friendly activities, plant tours, giveaways, games, and refreshments. No RSVP necessary – just drop by at this FREE event.
The celebration is also a great opportunity for students to explore careers. “We encourage students of all ages to come and talk to our engineers, plant operators, chemists, collection system workers, mechanics, electricians, business services staff and more to learn about the work we do to protect human health and the environment,” says General Manager Paul Eldredge. “I’m proud that visitors will meet our dedicated, highly-trained staff. They enjoy showcasing the complexities of maintaining over 800 miles of sewer lines and operating a 33-acre wastewater treatment plant.”
“It’s a rare privilege for a utility to serve customers for 100 years,” Eldredge continues. “We’re honored to be an integral part of the history and daily life of Fremont, Newark, and Union City.”
A previous event in 2015 was a smash-hit with the community - over 1,100 attendees enjoyed visiting the facility, participating in activities, and chatting with employees. “We’re busy planning even more fun ways for guests to enjoy the festivities at our Centennial event,” says Eldredge. “This is a very special birthday for us, and we’re excited to celebrate it with our customers.”
Union Sanitary District’s Centennial Open House - FREE event
Saturday, May 19, 2018
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
5072 Benson Road
Union City, CA
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