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.  Click here for the application.

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

Water Quality Management Program Flyer

 

2014-2015 Program Dates

Part-Time (M-Th, 5-9 p.m.)

  • 5/26/2015 – Approximately December 2015
  • 6/16/2015 – Approximately January 2016

 

2015-2016 Program Dates

Part-Time (M-Th,5-9 p.m.)

  • 8/24/2015 – 2/11/2016
  • 9/16/2015 – 3/8/2016
  • 10/8/2015 – 4/5/2016
  • 11/3/2015 – 4/28/2016
  • 12/3/2015 – 5/23/2016
  • 1/11/2016 – 6/15/2016
  • 2/16/2016 – 7/19/2016
  • 3/9/2016 – Approximately September 2016
  • 4/6/2016 – Approximately October 2016
  • 5/2/2016 – Approximately October 2016
  • 5/24/2016 – Approximately November 2016
  • 6/16/2016 – Approximately January 2017

 

Program Cost

  • Total Contact Hours: 337.50
  • Total Credit Hours: 19.00
  • Estimated Program Cost: $2,318.00 plus books and materials
  • The estimated costs are for reference only. Exact prices will be assigned during the registration process.

 

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

Events

Friday, May 29, 2015
Graduation Celebration
Time: 10:00am
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Citizenship Workshop
Time: 10:00am
Taller Sobre la Ciudadanía
Time: 10:00am

From our students...

Emily Griffith offers the most in-depth education as far as water and water quality is concerned. Water is one of the best careers to get into if you want to make a difference in the world.

Mark Bickford
Water Quality Management 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