explore California's water certification programs

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.


Finding and Training the Operator of the Future
By Katherine Saltzman Amid retirement surges across the water workforce, there are more
One Water LA: A Guide Towards Sustainable & Integrated Water Management  
Meaning of One Water The One Water LA Plan takes a holistic more
Cybersecurity Fundamentals Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities Now Available
By Michael Arceneaux and Jennifer Lyn Walker Water and wastewater utilities provide more
Meet Emerging Leader Nataly Dakak: Environmental Engineering Associate, LA Sanitation  
She’s an environmental engineering associate at the City of Los Angeles Bureau more