Water Environmental Technology Program

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A career in water environmental technology, including how to operate and maintain equipment, calculate chemical dosages, adjust chemicals and pH, take test samples, evaluate results and more.

Make water safe for people to drink and use with the latest water treatment technologies. Choose DMACC to help you learn strategies for removing contaminants and impurities from water. Then join the next generation of water treatment professionals and make an important difference in your community by contributing to one of our most vital resources.

About the Program:

Career Examples
What You'll Do
Core Job Skills
Average Salary

Water Environmental Technology Career Examples

  • Water Distribution System Operator
  • Wastewater Collection System Operator
  • Water Laboratory Analyst
  • Wastewater Laboratory Analyst
  • Water Treatment Plant Mechanic
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Mechanic
  • Federal, State, or County Water/Wastewater Specialist/Inspector

What You'll Do

  • Operate mechanized devices or equipment
  • Solve problems
  • Make decisions
  • Evaluate information to determine compliance with standards
  • Monitor processes, materials, or surroundings
  • Identify objects, actions, and events
  • Inspect equipment, structures, or material

Core Job Skills

  • Adaptability/flexibility
  • Attention to detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Analytical thinking
  • Stress tolerance
  • Independence

Average Salary (Iowa)

  • $43,160 per year

Continuing Education Classes

Information and registration details about CEU's