DMACC Water and Wastewater

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The DMACC Water Environmental Technology Program offers comprehensive training for water and wastewater management.  Whether you want to start a career in water, continue learning, gain certifications, or obtain continuing education for septic system installation and inspections, DMACC has something for you.

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​Credit Program

Earn a 2-year Water Environmental Tech AAS degree, a 1-year diploma or a certificate.

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Water Environmental Technology Program at Des Moines Area Community College

​Continuing Education

  • CEUs,
  • Grade A Classes,
  • Conferences and more.

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Onsite Wastewater of Iowa Training Center

​Onsite Wastewater ​Training

Training construction, operation & management of onsite wastewater treatment systems.

Onsite Wastewater Training ​Classes

NEW! Water om Progress - High School Paid Internships through DNR

An environmental internship program for high school students and small communities in Iowa.

The Water in Progress environmental internship program is intended to create a mutually beneficial learning opportunity in the water and wastewater industry for small communities and high school students within the state of Iowa. This program will enhance the state of Iowa’s ability to grow and retain water and wastewater operators while expanding the availability of learning to locations and people that currently are unable to access or support such a program.

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