As water becomes more and more scarce, the challenge is to boost water productivity and efficiency while protecting the natural environment.
This program presents an overview of job opportunities in water management such as flood control, reservoir management, levee design and repair, designing and operating dams and sewer systems, river management and restoration, monitoring fish populations, protecting habitats and endangered species, maintaining natural resources, water conservation, irrigation, landscape design, and more.
Water management is a fast-growing job opportunity. State, federal, and local governments spend billions of dollars a year on water management, and employ thousands of trained workers to conserve and distribute water while protecting the environment. You can’t have a green world without water.
Jobs profiled in this program include:
Civil Engineer, Water Resource Manager, Water Conservation Specialist, and Landscaper.
Click here to download a Water Management study guide.
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