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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Technicians

Tips for Entry

Read the Journal of the American Water Works Association and Opflow (both are available at and Rural Water ( to learn more about the field.

For job listings, visit: 


Attend the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition ( to network and participate in professional development classes and workshops.  

Visit Work for Water ( for information on careers.

Use social media to stay up to date on industry developments and learn about job openings. Many professional associations use Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter to connect with members and others who are interested in wastewater treatment.

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