Welcome to Veolia Academy

Veolia North America, the country’s premier environmental services provider, is now leading the way on water and wastewater licensed operator training. Introducing Veolia Academy.

Veolia Academy’s certified industry experts have utility operations experience from around the globe and have created personal training programs that will help you or your employees gain the knowledge needed to obtain required licenses and become best-in-class operators.

We’re collaborating with professional organizations to ensure that each training module is up to date and optimized for real-world application. Following successful completion of each training module, students will be awarded a certificate for submittal to their employer and certification agency.

Because we value the importance of our country’s infrastructure and the people it serves, Veolia Academy classes are free and available to anyone that is interested in becoming a steward of the environment.

Meet Our Lead Instructors

Kimberly Reeder

Lead Instructor

Kim has over 40 years of utility experience and is a Marine Corps Veteran. Kim has worked on operations all across the country and has seen it all. Her passion is to pass on her experience to her students and help them become future leaders. Spend just 5 minutes with her and that passion will be evident.

Kim holds the following Water and Wastewater certifications:

  • Class S1, Water Distribution Operator – MI
  • Class D1, Water Treatment Operator – MI
  • Class IV, Water Supply And Treatment Operator – OH
  • Class III, Wastewater Treatment Operator – OH

Max Reeder-Hayes

Lead Instructor/Website Editor

Max started working at Veolia as an intern. He, now, writes the maintenance courses for Veolia Academy and maintains the Veolia Academy website content. 

Max holds the following Water certification:

  • Class S5, Water Distribution Operator  MI