Denver Watershed Tour

Denver Water & Denver Public Works
August 6th, 2019 to August 7th, 2019
Denver, CO

Join Denver’s Public Works and Denver Water on a two-day tour of Denver’s watershed to explore how water moves from source to faucet and storm drain. The Denver Watershed Tour is designed for classroom and informal educators to learn more about how water gets to and moves through our communities.


Throughout the tour, participants will engage in interdisciplinary activities to bring back to the classroom.

  • WHEN: 8 a.m., Aug. 6 through 6 p.m., Aug. 7.

  • WHERE: Denver Water treatment plant, Cheesman Reservoir, private property along the South Platte River, and North Fork Trail.

  • COST: Free, but a $50 security deposit will be required upon registration. Deposit will be refunded upon attendance.

  • WHY: Explore Denver’s watershed from a unique perspective, engage in interactive activities for your classroom and brainstorm and exchange ideas with fellow educators.

  • WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU:  Transportation from Denver, meals, camping along the South Platte River, participation certificate and opportunities to apply for grants to support workshop-inspired activities in the classroom.

Registration is open until the limited spaces are filled. For more information email

RiversEdge West's

mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.