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Careers in the Water Industry

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The Water Replenishment District (WRD) and West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) are bringing back the WATER INDUSTRY CAREERS GUEST PANEL. This year we are featuring two new career paths to consider in the water industry and add to our growing Water Industry Careers Video Library. 

The live panel will be held on April 29, 2022 and will offer participants opportunities to learn and ask questions about career paths, training programs, and other opoortunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

Webinar Details: 

Date: April 29, 2022

Time: 10:00AM-11:30AM

Register HERE

Questions for our panelist? Send in your questions by clicking HERE 

Teacher and Student Participation Incentives:

TEACHERS: First 25 classes to attend will recieve a $50 Office Depot gift card to support their classroom needs. All teachers may also request priority reservations for field trips during the 2022-2023 school with free school bus transporation.                                                                                                     

*Note: Teachers must e-mail event coordinators a list of student names. Classes may join under one tecaher's log on or students may register on their own device. Must be logged on for entire duration of panel. 

STUDENTS: Opportunity drawing for TV and Amazon Fire Tablets. Three (3) Amazon gift cards will be awarded to the most interactive student attendees.


High School Lesson Plan .pdf

Lesson Plan Objective:

1. Students will be able to introspectively explore, analyze and describe their: 

     a. Aptitudes toward academic and vocational disciplines and preffered life-experineces

     b. Preferred work responsibilities and tasks

     c. Preferred work environments

2. Students wll be able to browse through a video library and view short, self-recorded testimonies of water professionals describing their job positions. Students will be encouraged to compare their career aspirations to selected water jobs and identify those water jobs that closely align with the aspirations as well as those positions that do not align.

3. Students share their findings in a group discussion.

For program information, please contact event coordinators at or

Meet The Panel 

Get ready to learn about Careers In the Water Industry! Click on the video link below to learn more about our panelists!


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Stephanie Cuevas

Senior Government Affairs Representative


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Camille Castillo 

Water Resources Engineer


To watch the complete webinarclick here 



Water Industry Careers Video Library 

The water industry is an exciting and fulfilling career path for all learners! This new and exciting program is designed to encourage students in 6th grade through community college to consider diverse career options in the water industry.


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Josi Jenneskens

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst

Video Release Date: 2020


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Moises Santillan

Assistant Hydrogeologist

Video Release Date: 2020


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Jason Kung

Operations Analyst

Video Release Date: 2020


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Uzi Daniel 

Operations Manager

Video Release Date: 2020


To watch the complete webinar, click here: Water Industry Careers Panel - October 2020 - YouTube

A Day In the Life of A Hydrogeologist 

What is a hydrogeologist?
A hydrogeologist is a person who studies the ways that groundwater (hydro) moves through the soil and rock of the earth (geology).


Do you wonder what it is like being a hydrogeologist? Check out the video highlighting two of WRD's very own hydrogeologists!

A Day in the Life of a Hydrogeologist