ALCOSAN is committed to continuously providing innovative and creative programming that encourages students, professionals and communities to increase awareness of the wastewater treatment process and sustainability.

National Engineers Week

Every year ALCOSAN celebrates National Engineers Week in February with outreach and programming for students in grades 6 – 12. This is a perfect time to recognize engineers and allow students to explore the design process through a designated STEM activity.

For more information about this event, please email

Pre-K Explore Day (3 to 6 years old)

ALCOSAN is excited to announce that our second Pre-K Explore Day is in the works. Pre-K Explore Day is a fun opportunity for preschool age kids to explore the science of ALCOSAN during Early Childhood month and in the fall of every year. We will provide an interactive overview to our youngest learners by introducing them to basic science concepts. 

The next event is scheduled for Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. If you are interested in participating, click here.

Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, April 22nd, ALCOSAN develops a signature hands-on activity that focuses on the environment. Please check back next year for more information.

Frankie’s Science Days

ALCOSAN’s Frankie’s Science Days, a series of virtual, interactive STEM workshops designed to give students a sneak peek into Summer Science camp. We provide various hands-on activities during each workshop for students who are currently in second and third grade and live in the service area. We look forward to more workshops next year. Please check back for upcoming sessions.

National Chemistry Week

This year ALCOSAN celebrates National Chemistry Week, October 18-22, with students in grades 3-8. Participants will learn how chemistry plays an important role in the wastewater treatment process by performing a hands-on activity related to this year’s theme, “Fast or Slow … Chemistry Makes it Go.” Request this activity.

Disability Mentoring Day

Every October ALCOSAN participates in Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) to provide students an insight of hands-on career exploration and mentoring opportunities available through our partnership with Bender Consulting.

Storm Drain Stenciling Program

ALCOSAN’s Storm Drain Stenciling Program is designed to educate people about the potential for storm drain contamination and the pollution of local waterways. Scholastic Outreach provides step-by-step instructions to help participants obtain permission to paint stencils on storm drains. It provides all supplies along with notices to be given to residents. For more information, please email the Scholastic Outreach Department or call 412-734-6293.


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