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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Why Work in Water?

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The Water Utilities industry is essential in providing clean, affordable, and accessible water, which means that water industry workers are also essential, especially in times of crisis. But you might be wondering, what is so great about working in water? We're glad you asked!

It is a rewarding and fulfilling career path!

Professional water and wastewater operators help communities develop cost effective solutions for problems such as:

  • Inadequate wastewater collection & treatment
  • Inadequate drinking water filtration & treatment
  • Unreliable water storage systems & facilities
  • And more!

These jobs allow you to take a hands-on approach to help solve such impactful problems.

Utilize Technology to Ensure a Better Future!

A career in Water Utilities means you get access to the most up-to-date technology to help communities solve problems like...

  • Water conservation
  • Metering
  • Leak reduction
  • Digital metering / monitoring

… to help with environmental responsibility.

Job Security

Employment in these industries offer competitive pay, benefits, and flexibility due to the projected increase in job availability. Reputable water and wastewater operations and management companies can empower their workers by giving them hands-on job training with an emphasis on safety. There is also lots of room for job advancement due to the universal need for jobs in water utilities.


Great Need for Workers

Like lots of jobs in the public sectors, the water and wastewater industry is largely maintained by individuals getting close to retirement age. The aging workforce combined with aging infrastructure and technology creates a problem for access to water. The water utilities industry needs quality, motivated workers to step up to the plate!  To start your career at LCMUA go to https://lcmua.org/Jobs.aspx?CID=98 and apply today!  

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