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Blue Planet Water Environmental Center

Blue Planet Water Environmental Center is a hands-on educational center about water and wastewater.  It is located at Lee S. Dukes (North Mecklenburg) Water Treatment Plant in Huntersville and opened to the public in December 2003. 

Tours are available two days a month on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call 704.621.0854 or email Blue Planet to schedule a tour.

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What You Can Learn in The Blue Planet:
* The Water Cycle
* How Water Gets to Your Faucet
* What Happens Down the Drain (Wastewater Treatment)
* Ways to Protect the Environment
* How to be WaterSmart

What You Can Do in the Blue Planet:
* Pump Water Uphill
* Test Water Quality
* Locate an Underground Pipe
* Follow a Robotic Camera into a Sewer Manhole
*  Turn Valves and hydrants
* And much more

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