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$85 - $105

Self-Paced Online

Course ID: 8823
Water Hours: 3
Wastewater Hours: 3

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Welcome to Geographic Information Systems (101) (GIS). This Course is designed to give you an introduction to the basic concepts of GIS and how it might be used in water and wastewater industry. GIS is a system of hardware, spatial data, software, and people that enable users to solve spatial problems. Using GIS you can manage your existing water and wastewater systems more efficiently. GIS will help find existing infrastructure, document legacy knowledge to future generations, and help plan upgrades and expansions to your system.

This course is to provide an understanding in GIS theory. The course will not teach you how to use GIS, but instead give an understanding of how it works, the components of GIS, and also demonstrate some ways GIS can be utilized in the water and wastewater industry.

This course requires reading with comprehension and passing unit quizzes. Purchase and take the course at

Mike Emery
Mike Emery
GIS Specialist
Pennsylvania Rural Water Association
Cell: (814) 424-0153
[email protected]