Water Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century
Aging infrastructure. Increasing costs. Changing technologies. Protecting public health. Improving the water environment. These are among the many issues and opportunities challenging water reclamation – a vital $100 billion/year industry that includes wastewater treatment facilities, collection systems, and water resource recovery programs.
Imagine tackling such issues while helping your organization take advantage of the latest developments and opportunities. The UW-Madison Certificate in Water Reclamation is designed to help you and your organization succeed.
- Learn to evaluate and apply the latest technologies and processes in water reclamation, and how to improve your own individual facilities, projects, and programs.
- Improve your ability to communicate across multiple disciplines, including engineering, regulations, technology, operations, maintenance, finance, and management.
- Gain insight into the trends and developments that will shape water reclamation in the 21st Century, and how your company and colleagues can tackle these challenges and opportunities.
- Earn a nationally recognized credential – the Certificate in Water Reclamation – from UW-Madison.
How to Earn the Certificate
- Complete any five of the eligible courses listed. Courses can be completed in any order, and can be selected to meet your own individual needs and interests. Courses range from 2-days to 3-days each. Each course also provides continuing education credit.
- Prepare and submit a satisfactory case study or issue paper. Select a topic that is relevant to water reclamation and applicable to your own individual career and interests.
See the complete details and requirements to earn the Certificate in Water Reclamation.
Who Should Enroll?
The Certificate in Water Reclamation is designed for a wide range of water professionals, including engineers, managers, consultants, operations and maintenance professionals. They work in many types organizations, such as:
- Facility owners (utilities, sewerage districts, industries, etc.)
- Consulting and engineering firms
- Federal and state agencies
- Military bases
- Equipment and technology companies
- Contract operating firms
- Other water related organizations or companies