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Water Filtration Building - Water Treatment Plant Doors Open Hamilton

Water Filtration Building - Water Treatment Plant

Enjoy this rare opportunity to learn about the City of Hamilton’s historical and current drinking water system – and its filtration process – through a guided tour of the Learning Centre, Filter Gallery and Control Room. See how the extensive structural rehabilitation and architectural facelift in 2010 returned this plant to its original art deco grandeur.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Environment
  • Guided tours available
  • Parking

Contact info

900 Woodward Avenue
Hamilton, Ontario
Telephone: 905-546-2489


Year built: 1933 (west half); 1959 (east half); rehabilitated, 2010
Architect: W.L. McFaul, city engineer and staff
Architectural style: Art deco

Dates/hours open

Saturday May 2 – Sunday May 3, 2020
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Water Filtration Building - Water Treatment Plant 900 Woodward Avenue