Center for Water Studies


Be sure to join us on January 9th from 6 to 7 pm in Room L-104 for an informative presentation on the Center for Water Studies program.  Learn how to get started in your pursuit of a career at a water or wastewater agency.  CWS faculty will be available to answer all of your questions.  Refreshments will be provided.


New and Prospective Student Orientation




Center for Water Studies.Org Website 

Cuyamaca's innovative


Center for Water Studies Program


provides pre-employment training as well as advanced courses in water and wastewater technology for those wishing career advancement.  We are adding "hands-on learning opportunities" to many of our courses, and adding new advanced courses in many disciplines.

Courses prepare students for certification examinations administered by the State of California as well as those administered by professional associations within the water and wastewater industry.

Current instructors are experienced water and wastewater professionals, expert and up-to-date in best-of-breed industry practices. Classes are built around practical examples of real-world scenarios, demonstrations, and field trips whenever possible to maximize understanding of subject matter. Internships are available, too.



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New and Prospective Student Information Spring 2024




Join the  Cuyamaca College AWWA Student Chapter



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The Center for Water Studies Program invites you to join the Cuyamaca College American Water Works Association (AWWA) Student Chapter





Click on the links below for detailed information about the Center for Water Studies Program:

For additional information about the Program

Contact Joe Young at


or phone (619) 660-4789 or (619) 609-9001


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