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Designed for drinking water system operators, this free one-day course covers the basics of water system operation and maintenance, water testing and other regulations, waterborne disease, water treatment for small systems and record keeping. The class also reviews the 1996 Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments, the State Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund, and water system security issues.

Additional training options for certification:

Good News! The Drinking Water Program has completed the selection process for a training vendor to provide our classroom based Small Water System Operator's Training Course. The Oregon Association of Water Utilities (OAWU) was the successful bidder, and they will resume instruction of DWP's classroom based basics course in January, 2014. For class times and locations, please visit OAWU.

As always, the online small water system operator course and the advanced small water system training course are available to meet your training and continuing education needs.

Course Credit & Certification
Upon course completion, attendees receive 0.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). This class also meets the training requirements for Small Water System Operator Certification.

At the completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. For small water system certification, please attach a photocopy of the certificate of attendance to the Small Water System Operator application (pdf), complete the application, and mail to the address listed on the application form.