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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2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Part-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time Status
8/20/2018 6/25/2019 M–Th 1:00pm–5:00pm Closed
10/4/2018 9/1/2019 M–Th 1:00pm–5:00pm   
1/10/2019 12/20/2019 M–Th 1:00pm–5:00pm  
5/7/2019 3/1/2020 M–Th 1:00pm–5:00pm  

 

Part-Time Hybrid (evening)

Start Date End Date Days Time Status
10/4/2018
Orientation on
10/3/2018 at 5:00pm
9/1/2019 M, W 5:00pm–9:00pm  
1/10/2019
Orientation on
1/9/2018 at 5:00pm
12/20/2019 M, W 5:00pm–9:00pm  
5/7/2019
Orientation on
5/6/2018 at 5:00pm
3/1/2020 M, W 5:00pm–9:00pm  

 

2018–2019 Program Cost

 

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Earning Potential

Occupation Projected Job Growth 2014-2024 10% Wage 25% Wage Median Wage 90% Wage
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 17% 19.54/hr ($40,650/yr)

22.70/hr ($47,210/yr)

27.14/hr ($56,450/yr)

36.71/hr ($76,350/yr)

Wage information is based on the O*NET Online Occupational Database and Career One Stop for the Denver Metro Area. Entry-level employees can expect wages between the 10% and 25% rates in the first 1-3 years in a job. The 90% Wage is typical of someone who has been working in the occupation for 7 years or more. 

 

*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only. 

 

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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