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Water 101 Academy


What is Water 101 Academy?

Water 101 Academy is a 7-course program that is open to community members in Santa Clara County who want to gain an understanding of local water issues and learn about current and future water projects going on in their local communities. Through this program, Valley Water aims to build and sustain a diverse network of influencers who are willing to serve as community water ambassadors on local water issues and refer others to future academy sessions.

If you are interested in learning more about the Water 101 Academy or have questions, please contact [email protected].


Interested in applying?

Applications for the Spring 2023 season will open in early to mid-November. Please review the participant requirements below to see if you're eligible.

Participant Requirements

  • Participants must be a resident of Santa Clara County
  • Participants must plan to attend all seven (7) sessions
  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age
  • Participants must complete 80% of the program to receive the certificate of completion
  • Participants must remain active Water Ambassadors for at least two (2) years after graduation
    • Attend four (4) Water Ambassador team meetings per year
    • Participate in one (1) or more water/environmental stewardship initiatives per year
    • Complete the annual program survey