Students earning a certificate in Groundwater Management will:
- Understand the principles of groundwater flow and the movement of contaminants in groundwater; be able to understand the principles in locating and designing municipal production wells;
- Understand the principles of managing groundwater basins and conjunctive use of surface and groundwater, and be knowledgeable in groundwater rights and groundwater basin adjudication; and
- Apply advanced computer models to groundwater and surface water systems.
To obtain a certificate, students must complete the required courses with a 3.0 grade point average or better on a four-point scale. Upon completion of one of more certificates, the student may formally apply and enroll (pending acceptance) into the Master of Science programs in Civil Engineering or Environmental Science, and all courses completed toward the certificates will be applied towards the Master's degree.
- CIVL 625 Groundwater Hydrology and Sustainable Management 3 semester hours
- CIVL 626 Groundwater Contaminant Transport and Remediation 3 semester hours
- CIVL 653 Modeling Environmental & Water Resources Systems 3 semester hours
- B.S. or higher degree in any engineering discipline or consent of the program director
- Resume / Curriculum Vitae and/or a one-paragraph professional biography