FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The City of Fort Wayne is offering free tours of the city’s water facilities as part of River Summit.
The free guided tours of the Camp Scott Wetlands will be at 1:30 p.m. and again at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday April 8, 2015 at Camp Scott, 3615 Oxford Street. On Saturday, April 11, 2015 the city will open the Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant for tours from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Both tours are open to River Summit attendees and members of the public.
The 2015 River Summit is a three day event, April 8, 9 and 11, to inform and educate the public about the recent developments throughout the Western Lake Erie Basin Watershed. The city is offering workshops for paid attendees of the River Summit on the following topics:
- Long Term Control Plan – Deep Rock Tunnel
- Urban Water Quality
- Riverfront Revitalization
- Riverfront Recreational Opportunities
The public is welcome to attend an event at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, called “Our Rivers- Our Future.” Two nationally recognized speakers, Chad Pregrake and Keith Bowers, will talk about their experiences with other river projects in the country.To learn more about the Tri-State Watershed Alliance and the 2015 River Summit, visit the organization’s website at www.omirivers.org.