H2Opportunity Career Paths for Water Protection

October 1, 2018


H2Opportunity in an outreach program created by members of the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP). GAWP is a not-for-profit professional Association founded in 1932 and has grown into a membership of well over 5,000 operators, owners, contractors, manufacturers' representatives, engineers, elected officials, industry representatives and others concerned with Georgia's water resources. GAWP is dedicated to exceptional professional education, dissemination of sound technical principles and scientific information, increased public understanding, and promotion of valid public laws and programs. Our chief purpose is to assist those who have an interest in water, wastewater, and related topics in the State of Georgia.

The purpose of the H2Opportunity Program is to provide students in the state of Georgia with a renewed understanding of water issues within our state and highlight the benefits of a job in the water industry. There are many positive aspects to a career in the water industry such as job availability, job stability, health care and retirement benefits. The H2Opportunity website features tools and information for many different audiences and purposes such as:
  • engaging students across all levels
  • job postings, internships, and scholarships
  • career pathways and links to colleges with water-related programs
  • brochures and links to educational resources.
Please contact Kimberly Holland, Water/Wastewater Director for the city of Marietta, at kholland@mariettaga.gov or (770) 794-5227.

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