Why A Water Management Career?

It’s easy to take water for granted, but clean, fresh water is essential for our survival. With a career in water, you’ll find purpose, great benefits, relaxed culture, collaborative colleagues and interesting work.

Opportunities in water are virtually unlimited and the chance to make a difference is unmatched. You’ll be providing an environmental and community service that makes a difference. Everyone needs clean, safe water, which is why you’ll always have a good career and good future in the water industry. Beyond competitive salaries and liberal vacation policies, many careers in water allow for flex scheduling, telecommuting, rapid career growth, a comprehensive reward system, and work–life balance.

Job Opportunities

You’ll find a wide range of rewarding job opportunities in water with educational requirements just as diverse. Whether you have on-the-job or military experience, are considering a two- or four-year degree, or are working on your doctorate, there’s a rewarding career for you in water.

Ready to get started? Contact your local community college for water treatment programs or a university for water quality, environmental or engineering programs.

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There’s no better way to start your water career than with an internship. Learn first-hand what it takes to work for water and gain experience that can lead to a great job for a great cause!

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AWWA awards 14 scholarships annually. AWWA posts new application forms every summer. AWWA also provides an annual Academic Achievement Award. Learn more about Scholarship Opportunities.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Liberal Vacation Policies
  • Telecommuting
  • Rapid Career Growth
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Challenging Environment
  • Pride in Benefitting the Public Good
  • Opportunity to Protect and Preserve Water Resources
  • Making a Difference for Everyone

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