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Water Utility Science Degrees/Certificates

The Associate of Science degree and Certificate of Achievement in Water Utility Science cover basic concepts in the operation of water treatment plants,  controlling  and  monitoring  water  deliveries,  water  quality control methods, water and wastewater pumping equipment electrical systems repair, in addition to pump repair and maintenance procedures. The program is designed to train new personnel and to enable those already working in the field to upgrade their skills. Typically, the new employee starts as an entry level worker, then advances to other higher levels including lead operator, Operations and Maintenance Supervision, Superintendent and/or Manager.

 

Water Distribution Degree (11907)/Certificate of Achievement (19625)

Course

Units

Water Utility Science 050, Water Mathematics and Hydraulics

3

Water Utility Science 052, Water Conservation Practitioner

  OR


3

Water Utility Science 053, Water Reclamation and Reuse

3

Water Utility Science 061, Water Distribution

3

Water Utility Science 062, Advanced Water Distribution

3

Water Utility Science 063, Electrical Wiring and  Controls for Operators

3

Water Utility Science 064, Pumps and Pumping

3

Water Utility Science 107, California Water Resources

3

TOTAL

21

 

Water Treatment Degree (19623)/Certificate of Achievement (19624)

Course

Units

Water Utility Science 050, Water Mathematics and Hydraulics

3

Water Utility Science 052, Water Conservation Practitioner

  OR


3

Water Utility Science 053, Water Reclamation and Reuse

3

Water Utility Science 061, Water Distribution

3

Water Utility Science 071, Water Treatment Fundamentals

3

Water Utility Science 072, Advanced Water Treatment

3

Water Utility Science 131, 073, Water Quality

3

Water Utility Science 107, California Water Resources

3

TOTAL

21

 

Wastewater/Environmental Sanitation Degree (11908)/Certificate of Achievement (21669)

Course

Units

Water Utility Science 050, Water Mathematics and Hydraulics

3

Water Utility Science 053, Water Reclamation and Reuse

3

Water Utility Science 064, Pumps and Pumping

3

Water Utility Science 081, Wastewater Treatment

3

Water Utility Science 082, Advanced Wastewater Treatment

3

Water Utility Science 083, Collection Systems

3

TOTAL

18