All community and non-transient non-community water systems must be under the supervision of a certified operator. Trained and certified operators are necessary to ensure that the systems are managed in a manner that fully protects public health and the environment.
Distribution and Treatment Levels 1-4
Operator certification requires applying for and passing a written exam, every other year certification renewal fees and the acquisition of continuing education units. Experience and education requirements must be met before acceptance to an exam.