Work for Water

Great Careers for a Great Cause


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Military Second Career

What Are You Interested In?

 
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Veterans Working in Water 

Meet a Vice President of Employee Services and Strategic Planning

RuffSquare150.jpgGwenDolyn Hargrove Ruff, SPHR
Columbus Water Works

What do you love about your career in the water industry?
I love knowing that the high level of customer service we provide, in addition to our nationally recognized and award winning water and wastewater services, make a positive impact in the quality of our customers’ lives. When CWW is able to effectively communicate our mission and vision to our customers in such a manner that they embrace and appreciate what we do, it is extremely rewarding.

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Meet a Meter Technician

zahcarywilliams150.pngZachary Williams
Columbus Water Works

What do you love about your career in the Water Industry?  

I love working with the customers and helping them with their problems. I also enjoy learning new things everyday. 

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Meet a Production & Treatment Operator

DanielMarquez200.jpgDaniel Marquez 
Valley County Water District 

Why do you “work for water?” What do you love about the job?

I do take significant delight in doing my part to clean up the environment. Also, this industry has forced me to think more practically, because of the trouble-shooting that has to be done on an everyday basis. I am now more mechanically inclined. 

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Meet a General Manager/Chief Operating Officer

Phil Ford resize.jpgPhil Ford
Brazos River Authority

What do you love about your career in the water industry?

So much of our future and the future needs of our communities depend on the planning and actions taken now within the water industry – for both the quality of water and the quantity as well.

 


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Meet a District Manager (Ret.)/AWWA Section Director

Charles Wulff.pngCharles Wulff
AWWA Director (CA/NV Section)

What do you love about your career in the water industry?

My career in water has afforded me the opportunities to not only provide a living for myself and my family, but has also allowed me to do something that provides a significant amount of pride in what I do.


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Meet a Zone Manager

Joe Holden
Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities

What do you love about your career in the water industry?

The water industry is always changing to meet the demands of not only our customer but our environmental needs as well. I love the work that I do because every day is different and I feel like I’m making a difference.

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