William A. Grant Water & Environmental Center
"Education and Collaboration"
The WWCC Water & Environmental Center focuses on collaboration and education for environmental and economic sustainability. WEC facilitates regional and local partnership programs, provides community and K-12 education opportunities, and coordinates the WWCC Watershed Ecology degree program, campus sustainability, and "Go Green Club" activities.
Professional Technical Education
Walla Walla Community College offers a number of degree and certificate options in Water Technologies & Management including:
- Watershed Ecology (AAAS degree)
- Water Resources Technology (AAAS and AAST degree)
- Irrigation Technology (AAAS degree)
- Irrigation Service Certificate (6 months certification)
The WEC cooperates with all interested parties to create an academic and community-based learning environment. The WEC provides resources and links to other organizations both online and on campus, with spaces leased by local and state governmental agencies, local non-profit organizations, and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
Visiting the WEC:
The WEC is open to visitors during the following hours:
September to mid-June
Mid-June to August
Stop by the WEC to learn about solar power, worm composting, stream restoration, the campanile, or to walk the interpretive trails around the Center.
Consider hosting your next meeting at the WEC
On December 1 , 2010, the Water & Environmental Center was announced as a winner of the 2010 Workforce and Economic Development Best Practices Award by Gov. Gregoire.
For more information about the WEC please contact us by visiting the contact page on this site (driving directions can also be found on the contact page).