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Water Resources Engineers

Water resources engineers design and manage systems that treat polluted wastewater, and deliver safe water for homes or businesses.

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Median wages for the broader occupation, Environmental Engineers, are $48.12 / hour.


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

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Civil Engineer
Wastewater Engineer
Water/Wastewater Engineer

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