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Treatment Facility The Water Production Section operates and maintains water storage, diversion, collection, pumping, and treatment facilities from all sources throughout the system. Our system includes the Graham Hill Water Treatment Plant, which can process up to 16 million gallons of water per day and is the only conventional water treatment plant on the Monterey Bay.
 The Water Distribution Section maintains and operates all transmission and distribution mains throughout the water piping network. Water Distribution also maintains and operates all service lines, hydrants and valves.

For Water Treatment or Water Distribution career paths:
• Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution certification website
Scroll down to the bottom of the page. Links include steps in certification process, education providers, forms, recommended reading, range of knowledge.

• Distance Learning – taking classes via the internet-FAQs
CSUS - California State University at Sacramento
Recommended by department as the best place for related distance learning.

• Related City of Santa Cruz job descriptions include:
Water Meter Specialist
Water Treatment Operator in Training/II/III/IV
Water Treatment Supervisor IV/V
Water Distribution Operator in Training/II/III
Senior Water Distribution Operator
Water Distribution Crew Leader III/IV
Water Distribution Supervisor IV/V

For Plant Maintenance, Mechanical Tech, Electrical/Instrumentation Tech career paths:
• Plant maintenance certification handbook. Includes education and experience requirements, study references, certification policies and FAQs

CWEA homepage

• Related City of Santa Cruz job descriptions include:
Plant Maintenance Mechanic I
Plant Maintenance Mechanic II
Water Facilities Electrical/Instrumentation Technician
Water Facilities Mechanical Technician II/III
Senior Electrician
Senior Plant Maintenance Mechanic
Water Facilities Supervisor

For further information about the City’s Water Treatment division:
Contact Terry McKinney, Superintendent of Water, Plant and Production at 831-420-5455, or by email for a tour of the water plant and/or information about certification, coursework, correspondence course, and examples of required manuals for classes.

For further information about the City’s Water Distribution division:
Contact David McNair, Superintendent of Distribution at 831-420-5564 or by email for additional information about certification, coursework, and correspondence course work for distribution certifications.

For information about recruitment:
Contact Kathy Stagnaro, HR Analyst, at 831-420-5445 or by email.

Last updated: 5/20/2014 3:35:22 PM