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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Technicians

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About 78 percent of 114,770 water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators currently working in the United States are employed by local governments; others work for the federal government, utility companies, or private sanitary services that operate under contracts with local governments. Jobs are located throughout the country, with the greatest numbers found in areas with high populations.

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