WATER Center

WATER Center Remediating the Past - Educating for the Future The WATER Center is a groundwater remediation facility and hands-on environmental education center, which features trails, aquaria, a museum and learning center.

The WATER Center's museum is open for general walk-in visitation M-W-F, however field trips and tours can be scheduled Monday through Friday. Program Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2070828031?s=7063957


Just want to remind all that today there will be no Senior Wednesday speaker.


Wishing You A Very Prosperous 2019...
Ring in the New Year Safely!


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Just a friendly reminder, there will be no Senior Wednesday speaker July 4, 2018. Have a happy 4th. Be safe out there.


Just a heads up everyone! The WATER Center will be closed this Monday for Memorial Day!

Great Plains Nature Center
Great Plains Nature Center

Great Plains Nature Center

Did you know that feeding bread to ducks can cause malnutrition for the animals, and can lead to dangerous algae blooms in the water? Read below for more information, then head to the front desk for a cup of safe floating fish food for 25 cents!


Make sure to come to the WATER Center tomorrow for Fish Tales at 10am!!!


Make sure to come out to our Fish Tales program next Tuesday!!


Come on down!!!! Fish Tales is about to start!


Make sure to come out tomorrow to our Fish Tales program!! 10am!


15 more minutes until Fish Tales!


How exciting!! It's almost Fish Tales! Make sure to come out tomorrow at 10am for Fish Tales!!!


Remember! Fish Tales is happening TODAY at 10am!!!


Guess what is going on tomorrow...FISH TALES!!!! We hope to see lots of smiling faces tomorrow!


Make sure to come out Senior Wednesday tomorrow at 1:30pm!


more minutes until Fish Tales! So excited for our activity today!


Hello all! Just a heads up, Fish Tales will start exactly at 10am tomorrow! It will be a shorter than normal program since our Environmental Specialist, Cindy, have to be out at the Great Plains Nature Center for Kids CAN day tomorrow as well! Hope to see you all!


What's everyone doing during the 3 days weekend??? Just a reminder we won't be open on Monday!


Our fishes are back home in the outside aquarium!!! Come by during our open hours (1-4:30pm) and check out BOTH of our aquariums!!!


What is everyone doing on Saturday?!! We think you should come out to Exploration Place and check out the grand opening of their new Aquifer exhibit!! Our very own Kay Drennen who helped during the creation of this exhibit will be there! Hope to see everyone there!


WOW! The WATER Center is definitely a hot spot to catch pokemons! We have several Poke Stops in Herman Hill Park! Not only that...we're a gym! Come during 1-4:30pm during our open hours to catch all your pokemons and battle at the gym!


Make sure to come to our Fish Tales program next Tuesday!!!


Fish tales are about to start in 15 minutes!! It's a beautiful day!

City of Wichita - Severe Weather Safety

Stay safe from the storm everyone!

The City of Wichita wants you to stay safe during severe weather events. Here are a few tips on what to do when a storm comes to your area.


The WATER Center staff wants to thank East High students for coming out and doing their service day at the WATER Center today! Such great attitudes and work ethics!


Fish Tales are about to happen! Hope to see all your smiling faces today!


It's that time of month again!!! Tomorrow is Fish Tales! Make sure to come out tomorrow at 10am to enjoy a story and crafting! We will be making fish puppets!


Remember...our museum is open tomorrow from 1pm to 4:30pm!! Make sure to come by!

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The Water Environment Federation is having a high school science project water competition! Follow the link and check it out!

The Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) is the world's most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project. The prize taps into the unlimited potential of today's high school students as they seek to address current and future water challenges.


What a beautiful day!! If you're out and about, make sure to stop by the WATER Center to say hi to our fishes!


Our spring time is starting to get busy! We are so excited for the coming spring and summer!

Wichita made a lot of progress in 2015 and there are more exciting opportunities ahead! Mayor Jeff Longwell shares the h...
City of Wichita - Mayor Jeff Longwell's 2016 State of the City Address

Wichita made a lot of progress in 2015 and there are more exciting opportunities ahead! Mayor Jeff Longwell shares the highlights in his first State of the City address. But he’s skipping the speech and inviting you to watch this video instead when it’s convenient for you! It covers several key areas including: Quality of Life, Economic Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety and Regional & Community Partnerships.
Watch it. Share it. Talk to us! How do you feel about the City’s progress and what are your hopes for Wichita’s future?

Wichita made a lot of progress in 2015 and there are more exciting opportunities ahead! Mayor Jeff Longwell shares the highlights in his first State of the C...


The WATER Center is so excited for this coming spring! Our programs keeps on getting bigger and more exciting!


What a beautiful day!!! Come out to the WATER Center now!


101 E Pawnee St
Wichita, KS

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Opening Hours

Monday 1pm - 4:30pm
Wednesday 1pm - 4:30pm
Friday 1pm - 4:30pm


(316) 350-3386


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