Avonmouth education centre

Avonmouth education centre

Bristol

Your visit to Avonmouth will give you an insight into how sewage is treated and how water companies fit into the natural water cycle.

Things to do

  • Discover the impact climate change has on water and sewage treatment
  • Learn how sewage is treated safely and returned to the environment
  • Find out how items flushed down the toilet cause sewer issues 

Serving Bristol, Avonmouth is our biggest water recycling centre (sewage treatment works).

Your visit to Avonmouth will give you an insight into how sewage is treated and how water companies fit into the natural water cycle.

You will also learn more about the challenges posed by climate change to water supply and sewage treatment and how Wessex Water helps to protect the environment through the work we do on site.

You can also discover the impact to the environment and the recycling centre when non-biodegradable items, fats and oils are flushed into the sewer system and how Wessex Water and other water companies are dealing with these issues.

How to book a visit

A visit to Avonmouth is free to schools.

Visits to Avonmouth are suitable for pupils in year nine and above. If it’s not possible to arrange a site visit, Sue or one of our education advisers could visit your school.

Book a visit

Facilities at Avonmouth

These include:

  • A fully equipped classroom seating up to 30 pupils
  • Water recycling centre
  • Toilets

How to find Avonmouth

Avonmouth water recycling centre, Kings Weston Lane, Bristol

Sat nav: BS11 0YS

Directions: From the M5 roundabout at Avonmouth, head north along St Andrews Road. At the sec-ond set of traffic lights, turn right in Kings Weston Lane. Drive for one mile before turning left into the works.

Avonmouth education centre

Avonmouth water recycling centre, Kings Weston Lane, Avonmouth, Bristol, BS11 0YS