OH -- March 13, 2014) The National Ground Water Association is now
accepting applications for its new Certified Groundwater Professional
designation, which signifies that the holder has a thorough background in
The new program, revamped from a
previous version that started in 1986, requires both professional experience
and continuing education. The following core competencies ensure that the
applicant has a diverse background in groundwater and sufficient skills to earn
"This certification provides
a solid credential to a groundwater professional because it attests to a depth
and breadth of experience and knowledge regarding groundwater," says Kathy
Butcher, NGWA director of Learning and Knowledge. "Also, it demonstrates
the designee's commitment to ongoing learning.
"The CGWP designation
provides an incentive for the professional to grow and an incentive to the
client to do business with that professional," Butcher says.
The CGWP designation may be of
particular interest to professionals who:
NGWA, a nonprofit organization composed of
U.S. and international groundwater professionals — contractors,
equipment manufacturers, suppliers, scientists, and engineers — is
dedicated to advancing groundwater knowledge. NGWA’s vision is to be the
leading groundwater association that advocates the responsible
development, management, and use of water.
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