"My well-rounded education has made me a very good employee. I have confidence that I can handle anything thrown at me in my work."

 - EnvS Alumnus


Water Resources

Water Resources
phone: (208) 885-6113
fax: (208) 885-4674
office: College of Natural Resources, Room 15

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1130
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1130

Career Information

A water resources degree prepares you for a broad spectrum of careers. WR graduates work in private industry, non-profit organizations, consulting firms, government agencies, and more. 

List of Employers

The table below contains some of the employers who have hired our graduates since the mid-1990s. 
View a more complete list of employers and associated positions (pdf).


  • Bevilacqua-Knight, Inc.
  • Brown and Caldwell
  • EcoAnalysts
  • Golder Associates
  • JBR Environmental Consultants
  • Maul Foster Alongi
  • Terracon
  • TerraGraphics
  • White Environmental Consultants

Federal/Int'l Gov't

  • US Geological Survey (USGS)
  • Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
  • National Park Service (NPS)
  • NOAA
  • United Nations Development Program
  • US Forest Service (USFS)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

 Local/State Gov't

  • CA Department of Water Resources
  • ID Department of Fish & Game (IDFG)
  • ID Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ)
  • Nez Perce Tribe
  • MT Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
  • WA Department of Ecology


  • Bonneville Environmental Foundation
  • Center for Ecosystem Management and Restoration (CEMAR)
  • Heifer International
  • Idaho Conservation League
  • Idaho Rural Water Association
  • Nature Conservancy
  • Upper Snake River Tribes Foundation


  • CH2M Hill
  • Greenleaf Biofuels
  • Idaho Power Company
  • J.R. Simplot Co.
  • JUB Engineers, Inc.
  • Microsoft
  • North Wind, Inc.
  • PowerBar
  • URS Corporation
  • MWH Global


  • Arizona State University
  • Education Service District 123
  • Jegrelius Research Institute
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Limnology
  • University of Utah Energy & Geoscience Institute
  • Heritage Middle School
  • SVL Analytical