Tour a Drinking Water Treatment Plant & Learn About PWD Careers

Experience what the Water Department is all about at our upcoming Open House at the Queen Lane Water Treatment Plant and join us in celebrating the beginning of Drinking Water Week, May 5-11!

On Saturday, May 4th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) is hosting an open house and career fair at the Queen Lane Water Treatment Plant3565 Fox Street, Philadelphia, PA 19129.

At the event: Take a 30-minute tour of the plant, which treats drinking water for tens of thousands of Philadelphians.

Learn about PWD career opportunities, including:

  • Graduate civil and environmental engineers 
  • Machinery and equipment mechanics
  • HVAC mechanics
  • Machinists
  • Roofers
  • Plumbers
  • Laborers, helpers, and more

Bring resumes and ask HR professionals about water careers.  There will be no on-site interviews at this event.

See demonstrations from employees across our department.

Get informed on the Water Revitalization Plan, Philadelphia’s 25-year plan to strengthen and upgrade essential drinking water infrastructure.

Check out the Philly Water Bar, which will be serving fresh Philly tap water and sharing information on the drinking water quality in Philadelphia. 

RSVP is required for the water treatment plant tour! Rain Date is Saturday, May 18th!

Please note: When entering the treatment plant, please be ready to sign in at the security booth and present your State-issued photo ID or driver’s license. You will also be asked to sign a liability waiver.