• High Purity Water


    Program code: CC.HIPURITYWATER

    The High Purity Water certificate program provides classes and hands-on experience with advanced water treatment methods used in the high-tech industry. The certificate program has been developed in cooperation with Intel Corporation. Based on student demand WET-125 and WET-135 may be offered biannually.


    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • correctly operate and maintain SCADA equipment and other instrumentation involved in the general operation of facilities where high purity water is produced,
    • perform calculations related to electrical circuit operation and hydraulics,
    • correctly use reverse osmosis-based equipment to manufacture high purity water.


    Career opportunities include high-purity lab technician and high-purity production technician.

    For information contact Matthew LaForce, 503-594-3148 or laforce@clackamas.edu

    High Purity Water Certificate

    FALL TERM Credits

    WET-245 Instrumentation & Control 4

    WINTER TERM Credits

    MTH-082E Math for High Purity Water 1

    WET-125 High Purity Water Production I 3

    SPRING TERM Credits

    WET-135 High Purity Water Production II 4

    WET-180 Water & Environmental Projects I 5

    Credits required for certificate 17

    Information from the 2015-2016 catalog.

  • Contact our Water and Environmental Technology Department

    Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

    Call us: 503-594-3345