The Stewards Individual Placement Program’s Water Resources Technician Training (WRTT) program is 26 week program that includes an intensive academic course load and in-the-field, hands on training in the monitoring of water quality and quantity. The coursework phase is completed at the University of Arizona. Throughout this phase, students are exposed to a broad array of subjects ranging from basic surface and ground water hydrology; dam operations, maintenance, safety and hydro-power; flood control structures; analysis of hydrologic data; groundwater movement and modeling; basic hydraulics; drinking water and waste water treatment plant operations; irrigation; surface and groundwater pollution; management and cleanup of hazardous waste and emergency response; wetland protection; basic fish and wildlife biology and fish hatchery operations among others. Once the course work is completed, one student will be placed at the Poudre Heritage Alliance for project work. Apply online here.