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Geography and Environmental ScienceUndergraduate study

Water quality scientist

Responsible for safeguarding water quality, water quality scientists use a combination of analysis and tests with solutions and regulation.


Roles generally specialise in one of drinking water, surface water or groundwater and the typical work activities are likely to vary accordingly.

Typical work activities


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Qualifications and work experience

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