What’s So Special About Water Reclamation?

water reclamation infographic from UW-Madison Water reclamation is vital to public health and recovering essential environmental resources, impacting the lives of Americans everyday.

Besides being important to our well-being, water reclamation is a capital-intensive industry that encompasses a number of technical and engineering disciplines. Water reclamation also requires work from municipalities and government agencies to be successful.

There are more than 16,000 individual water or water reuse facilities in the U.S.–a $100 billion per year industry.

However, water reclamation has its challenges. Most water infrastructure in the U.S. is aging, and will need to be repaired or replaced in the near future.

If you’re considering a career in water, or have a passion for environmental engineering, consider water reclamation. UW-Madison offers a Certificate in Water Reclamation for engineers and other technical professionals who work in the water or wastewater industry.

Check out the infographic to learn more.


Related Courses

Water Reclamation: Emerging Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Check Back for Future Dates

First Water Reclamation Certificate Awarded!

Meet the engineer who earned UW-Madison's first Water Reclamation Certificate.

Meet him now.

INFOGRAPHIC: What is Water Reclamation?

Learn what challenges and opportunities water reclamation poses in the 21st century.

Click here to see the graphic.

Interactive: FAQ's About Public Water Supply in the U.S.

Do you know what it takes to maintain the nation's water supply? Check out this visual essay about the importance of maintaining and understanding where our water comes from.

Find out more here.