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Joe Young
Program Coordinator
Email: or
Phone: (619) 660-4789 or (619) 609-9001


Joe Young (Program Coordinator)

 Center for Water Studies: Instructor
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Instructor for:

CWS 101, 102, 130, 230, 204


Center for Water Studies Program, Program Chair, Cuyamaca College

System Operations Manager

Helix Water District



Contact Information:

Phone: 619-609-9001


As a certified Distribution Operator with the State of California, a Registered Professional Engineer, and a retired water industry professional with 35 years of experience, Joe understands the challenges of linking field experience to academic theory in order to successfully pass certification examinations. With this background, Joe is able to blend theoretical concepts and practical examples into each lecture.

Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from San Diego State University. Joe has been a registered Professional Civil Engineer in California since 1980. He is a certified Grade D5 Water Distribution Operator in the State of California.

Joe began working at Helix Water District in 1977, working in the Engineering Department 17 years before moving over to System Operations for his final 18 years at the District. Joe retired in 2012 to accept the position of Program Coordinator for the Water & Wastewater Technology Program at Cuyamaca College.

Joe has been teaching water technology classes at Mesa College and Cuyamaca College since 1997.

Last Updated: 01/25/2020


Joe Young
Program Coordinator
Email: or
Phone: (619) 660-4789 or (619) 609-9001

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District