An aging workforce is a serious concern for Maine’s clean water sector, according to coverage shared on Wastewater Digest. The state is looking to veterans’ experience to bolster its water sector labor pool.
The Maine Water Environment Association (MeWEA), a state association of clean water industry professionals, announced that it is working with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to make the clean water industry more competitive for a talented workforce.
The two organizations are collaborating to attract the state’s veterans to the clean water sector. Veterans’ skillset, developed during their military service, could help expedite training, licensing and career development in the industry.
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