This career guide is intended as an overview of career paths available in the world of water and not as a comprehensive or up-to-date handbook. The details are published in good faith on the basis of material supplied and correct at the time of going to press. Readers are advised to check details before use, as they are liable to change without notice. The Water Research Commission cannot be held responsible for their accuracy, or for any use that may be made of them. The contents of this publication do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Water Research Commission, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products or services constitute endorsement or recommendation.