Professional Training

Add value to your services by providing clients with information on the most up to date water conservation practices and technologies. MMWD can help!

Training Opportunities
Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL)
This 20 hour course is taught in English and Spanish and carries the prestigious WaterSense label from the U.S. EPA. The training program was developed in 2007 by the California Landscape Contractors Association, College of Marin and North Bay water agencies. To learn more, please visit the QWEL website.

Bay Friendly Landscape Training & Qualification
Become a recognized expert in Bay Friendly Landscaping and gain a competitive advantage! Expand your business to offer cutting edge sustainable maintenance practices that enhance soil biology, reduce waste and conserve water. Learn more on their website.

American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA)
ARCSA is an international nonprofit organization that promotes sustainable rainwater harvesting practices and provides training and certification opportunities for professionals. Please visit their website to learn more.

Irrigation Association
The Irrigation Association (IA) is dedicated to promoting efficient irrigation technologies, products, and services. IA offers a number of certification programs for professionals. Please visit their website to learn more.

GreenPlumbers
GreenPlumbers is an innovative national program focusing on changing consumer and plumbing behavior through the use of energy efficiency and water saving technologies. Training consists of a five course, 32 hour accreditation in environmental and technical issues. More information is available on their website.