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Career Guide

Water environment careers include a wide range of interests and abilities:  scientific, social, mechanical, and political to name a few. Career preparations also vary greatly from high school education to post-graduate degrees. Consider some of the options described in several places on this website and consider how you might best become part of the water environment team.

By working in the water environment industry, you can make an important contribution to the environment and to everyone’s quality of life! It’s a growth Industry, the demand for safe water and the protection of water resources only continues to grow. This means great opportunities for jobs today and in the future. The diversity of the types of jobs and the people who fill them is amazing.

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Explore Career Paths

Currently there is an excellent national website, Work for Water that does a great job of providing a vast amount of helpful information regarding water career opportunities.


Work for Water is a joint project of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF),  training and educational organizations that represent thousands of water professionals from all over the world. Working collaboratively with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), they have produced this website and related materials to inform to encourage careers in the water sector, where opportunities to protect and preserve water resources are virtually unlimited and the chance to make a difference is unmatched. 

Work for Water

 

Tours

Tours are a fantastic means of educating the community on the water services we provide on a daily basis and may also allow individuals to explore potential careers in the water services industry.  Please explore the google maps database of Eastern Pennsylvania Water and Wastewater facilities that provide tours and are involved in public education initiatives. 

Click Here for a list of facilities that provide tours.

If you would like to be included in the database, please contact office@epwpcoa.org.

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