At ALCOSAN, we're not just treating wastewater – we're also dedicated to spreading knowledge and promoting sustainability. That's why we're committed to developing innovative and creative programs that encourage students, professionals, and communities to learn more about our wastewater treatment process.

National Engineers Week

Every year ALCOSAN celebrates National Engineers Week in February with outreach and programming for students in grades Pre-K – 8. 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)

We expanded our Pre-K Explore Day program for our youngest learners! Now pre-school kids can join even more interactive sessions that introduce basic science concepts at ALCOSAN. For the remainder of the 2022-2023 school year, workshops will be offered during the months of October, and December. Registration will open soon for the October and December sessions.

Earth Day

To celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd, ALCOSAN has created a unique hands-on activity that emphasizes the importance of the environment. Stay tuned for next year's new and thrilling activities that our team will be offering.

Frankie’s Science Days

ALCOSAN is proud to present Frankie's Science Days, a series of virtual and interactive STEM workshops. These workshops are tailored to provide a sneak peek into our Summer Science camp and are open to students currently enrolled in the first through third grades who reside in our service area.

During each workshop, students will have the opportunity to engage in various hands-on activities that will spark their curiosity and deepen their understanding of science. We are excited to announce that we will be offering four workshops for the 2023-2024 school year, with the first workshop scheduled for September. The remaining three workshops will take place in December, March, and May.

Registration for Frankie's Science Days will open this summer, so mark your calendars and get ready for an exciting learning experience!

National Chemistry Week

ALCOSAN will celebrate National Chemistry during the week of October 15-21st in 2023 for students in the service area. Chemistry is an important part of the wastewater treatment process and students will participate in a hands-on activity related to theme. The theme for next year is “The healing Power of Chemistry”. Check back later for more information about requesting activities for this event.

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.

For more information about this event, please email

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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