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Blue Planet Water Environmental Center
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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. 



Call 704.621.0854 or email Blue Planet to schedule a tour.



inside blue planetTours can be scheduled for the first Tuesday and the third Thursday of the month
on a first-come, first-served basis.

Utilities also provides speakers for community groups as staff resources allow.


Check out the Blue Planet Brochure, Frequently Asked Questions, and Insert.


Video about Speakers Bureau and see a sample tour.


What You 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