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The Water Supply Technology program is designed to serve those individuals employed
or interested in employment in the water and/or wastewater fields and those who desire
to upgrade their skills and/or receive certification from the California Department of Public Health, California Water Environment Association, the American Water Works Association, or the California Water Resource Control Board.
The program provides professional classes combined with hands-on experience. Coursework
emphasizes fundamental aspects of drinking water distribution, drinking water treatment,
wastewater collection, wastewater treatments, water conservation and related mathematics.
Morning and evening classes are available.
The certificate programs are designed for entry-level job placement in the water
treatment and water reclamation industries. The associate of science degree provides
coursework and internship experience designed to provide an overview of a wide range
of environmental career opportunities.
Water Supply Technology program graduates often pursue jobs with city, county, state
or federal agencies, or food and beverage industry in positions such as wastewater
treatment plant operators, drinking water treatment plant operator, environmental
laboratory technician, ultra-pure water technician, industrial pre-treatment coordinator,
engineering technician, surface water management, or state and federal regulator.
Certification Exam Dates for 2016
- Water Distribution Certification Exam: September 17, 2016. Application Deadline: July 7, 2016
- Wastewater Collections Certification Exam: October 1, 2016; Application Deadline: August 31, 2016
Also see the examination schedule for more information, including future examination dates.
Exam applications are available on the government website.
For general information visit: iewatercouncil.org; bcwaterjobs.com; Western Municipal Water District/Job Opportunities Website