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CWEA Certifications

For wastewater and water resource recovery careers.

State Water Board Wastewater Certification

Certification program for wastewater treatment facility operation

State Water Board Drinking Water Certification

Certification program for potable water treatment facility operation

CA-NV AWWA Certifications

Programs for drinking water careers.


Careers in the water industry provide the opportunity to earn a good living for yourself and your family while serving your community and protecting the environment.


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