Water Quality Management

Students in the Water Quality Management Program learn about distribution, collection and treatment of water and wastewater through hands-on laboratory analysis. You'll learn about wastewater reclamation and reuse, and how toxins are removed from water. Water regulatory agencies and laws are also learned. Students completing this course of study will be prepared to take the level 1 exam.

Dedicated scholarships are provided by MillerCoors for students 21 and over.

What does water quality mean in Colorado? Find out here.

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Gainful Employment Information

 

2017-2018 Program Dates

Part-Time (M-Th, 1-5 p.m. or 5-9 p.m.)
End dates are approximate.

  • 8/21/2017 – 6/27/2018
  • 9/13/2017 – 7/19/2018
  • 10/5/2017 – 8/1/2018
  • 11/2/2017 – 9/1/2018
  • 12/4/2017 – 10/1/2018
  • 1/16/2018 – 11/1/2018
  • 2/22/2018 – 12/1/2018
  • 4/2/2018 – 2/1/2019
  • 4/30/2018 – 3/1/2019
  • 6/6/2018 – 4/1/2019

Program Cost

It's free to apply to Emily Griffith Technical College. You're under no obligation once you apply. Filling out an application allows us to connect you with people who can provide more information about your preferred studies and career goals.

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Earning Potential

  • Water Treatment Operations - $33,000 per year
  • Water Distribution Operations - $27,000 per year
  • Wastewater Collection Operations - $39,000 per year
  • Wastewater Treatment Operations - $33,000 per year

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Collection and Distribution Technician
  • Customer Service Representative 
  • Distribution System Worker
  • Facilities Mechanic 
  • Facilities Operator 
  • Industrial Pretreatment Specialist 
  • Instrument Technician 
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Plant Maintenance Technician 
  • Process Technician  
  • Pump Station Operator 
  • Water Distribution Treatment Technician 
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators
  • Water Meter Reader 
  • Water Utilities Technician 
  • Water Quality Analyst 

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Public and private water and wastewater utilities

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From our students...

I love my class because its very small so we get more time with the chef and my teacher is an awesome person.

Cara Curwen
Professional Baking Student

From our teachers...

Water Quality Management is a fast paced industry and you are able to earn a certificate in less then a year.

Jeffrey Barnier
Water Quality Managment Instructor