Sanitation districts eye Guinness world record
The Orange County Water District and the Orange County Sanitation District are hosting a Winter Fest on Feb. 16 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Groundwater Replenishment System, the world’s largest water recycling project of its kind. The two districts will attempt to set a Guinness world record for the most wastewater purified to drinking water standards in a 24-hour period.
The free event will feature a snow slide, snow play area, food trucks, music, tours, as well as opportunities to win prizes. Winter Fest hours are 3:30-6:40 p.m. The water district is at 18700 Ward St. Tours of the Groundwater Replenishment System will be offered at 4:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 5 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m., and 6 p.m. Space is limited and all participants must be age 11 or older. The tour involves long periods of walking, standing and climbing stairs, and lasts 30-40 minutes.
Registration is required. For additional information, call (714) 378-3206