College of Construction

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The College of Construction offers courses in the departments of Ponds, Pond-free Waterfalls, Fountains and Special Topics. Choose a department to begin.

College of Pumps

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The College of Pumps covers basic introductory topics from basic pump components to measurements of volume and pressure, pump sizing and the four types of pumps commonly used for water features.

College of Filtration

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The College of Filtration covers the many topics of filtration including, but not limited to Mechanical Filtration, Biological Filtration, Natural Filtration, and the “Un-Filters”.

College of Biology

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The College of Biology is meant to be a simple at-a-glance guide to the critters and bugs, large and small, you’re going to see in and around the pond, focusing on the ones with the greatest potential impact on your water feature.

Welcome to Atlantic Water Gardens University

Atlantic Water Gardens University is your online home for FREE, that's right, free, water gardening education. Choose one of the departments above to get started. In each department you'll find different courses offered to take and be able to learn just about all there is to know about water gardening from various professors that have years of experience in the field of water features.

When you are finished, take the course exam to test your knowledge and earn your Atlantic Water Gardens University certificate of completion. Certificates are mailed out each Friday.

Take one of our quizzes, and test your skills. You can earn valuable AWG University Certificates following the completion of each passed exam.

Thanks again for visiting, -- The Atlantic Team