Sustainable Water Jobs: A National Assessment of Water-Related Green Job Opportunities

Published: February 2013

Authors: Eli Moore, Heather Cooley, Juliet Christian-Smith, Kristina Donnelly, Kristian Ongoco, and Daryl Ford

Pages: 96



This comprehensive study finds that investments to increase efficient water use and reuse will both address growing problems associated with drought, flooding, and contamination, and simultaneously create jobs in a wide range of professions. The study identifies 136 different kinds of jobs involved in implementing sustainable water strategies, from plumbing to landscaping, engineering, and irrigation specialization.