PROTECTING CALIFRNIA’S MOST
CRITICAL RESOURCE

30

JAN

P3S Conference

The P3S Committee will be returning to the Monterey area on January 30 – February 1 for the 50th Annual Pretreatment, Pollution Prevention and Stormwater Conference

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28

MAR

The Utility Management Conference

Join us in Sacramento, California on March 28-31, 2023.

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Jeff Tucker, CWEA President 2022-23

Volunteering has a wide halo effect – it helps a person’s career, our profession, and your organization. We are one community with one purpose – to protect California’s most critical resource.

Learn about exciting new programs and how to get involved.

We’re bringing wastewater into the future.

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Careers & Certifications

Career Openings

The water/wastewater profession is a wonderful career, full of great people, a rewarding purpose, new challenges and a stable career with good pay and benefits. If you are looking for a new challenge and want to help your community join us and work for water!

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Career Paths

Clean water takes team work and lots of it! We need tens of thousands of talented and passionate professionals with a range of skills to keep moving California’s wastewater sector into the future. Learn more about the mission critical career paths available in our industry.

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CWEA Certifications

As your go-to source for professional growth, CWEA is dedicated to providing the most valuable industry certifications, training, and networking opportunities. Get ready for your career in wastewater or get a promotion

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CWEA is the trusted organization that advocates
for and empowers wastewater professinals

DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION IN WATER

Women in Water
CWEA is encouraging the diversification of the water workforce by supporting women.  Read the profiles of inspiring water professionals and dive into the water profession.
California Wastewater Careers
Make a difference in your community, become a water or wastewater professional. CWEA is here to help you succeed.
JEDI-Opener Diversity Moments

CWEA’s Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) stories are designed to be shared at the start of a meeting or event. View our JEDI library

Programs & Advocacy

Drought Success Stories
Water professionals have been working on these issues for decades, California is a worldwide leader in conservation, water recycling, and producing pure water.
Kirt Brooks Scholarship
The Kirt Brooks Memorial Water Environment Scholarship is for students (tech, university, graduate, etc.) in or interested in the water environment industry. Learn more >
Clean Water Act at 50

We’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act and California’s achievements in clean water. Join us in celebrating >

New Online Learning Platform
OWEN provides members with access to timely, relevant training and certification preparation classes that can help you excel throughout your career. Learn more >
New Online Certification Exams
OnVUE service offers an easier way to take a CWEA certification exam at home or at work.
New Strategic Plan
We’re proud to lead the way with an inspiring, new Strategic Plan that elevates our core priorities—empowering, educating and connecting water professionals. Read the new plan and get involved.
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