Advancing Your Operator Career




Advance your career with AWWA Membership

A few of the many benefits AWWA members receive:
  • Monthly Opflow magazine subscription- the industry's most popular resource on operations issues
  • Member discounts- up to 33% on education, publication and CEUs
  • Membership in a local Section- connect with other operators to share best practices and information, and access local education and training opportunities

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AWWA leads the industry in operator certification and training

The Water System Operations (WSO) series has been completely revamped and is easier to use for both students and trainers. Illustrated with full-color graphics, these guides also contain over 100 study questions, as well as access to additional online video resources. It is also the only book series that meets the latest ABC-Need-to-Know Criteria. 

 

 

                     

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Practice Exam Questions & Answers

  •  1,400+ all-new questions and answers
  •  Vetted and approved by water industry experts
  •  Arranged by subject matter for easy reference
  •  Pairs with AWWA's Certification Exam Prep App

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Take Studying on the Go

The new AWWA Exam Prep App allows you to take certification preparation with you wherever studying is most convenient. 

  •  See detailed answer explanations
  •  Track your performance 

The free app includes 20 sample questions. Additional question sets are only $19 each. 

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Wastewater Certification Study Guide

Pass your wastewater certification exam with this guide that is specially developed to give wastewater operators practice answering questions that are similar in format and content to the questions that appear on certification exams.

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Practice Math for Operators

Most operators cite math as the most challenging part of certification exams. These guides allow operators to practice and improve their math skills.

Treatment Operators
Distribution Operators
Wastewater Operators Grades 1&2
Wastewater Operators Grades 3&4

 

 


Utility Management for Water and Wastewater Operators

An introduction to water utility management principles and practices for new managers, as well as anyone who wishes to move into utility management.



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The Water Dictionary: A Comprehensive Reference of Water Terminology

Developed specifically for water and wastewater professionals, this unique dictionary has more than 15,000 definitions for water-related words, phrases, and acronyms. 



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Water Treatment Made Simple for Operators

The book explains all the major unit processes from pre-treatment and filtration through disinfection and fluoridation. It also covers water sources, laboratory testing, hydraulics, mathematics, chemistry, water transmission, microbiology, and common problems. 


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Basic Chemistry for Water & Wastewater Operators

Water and wastewater operators need an understanding of chemistry to properly carry out the chemical phases of treatment. Knowledge of basic chemistry is also required to pass operator certification exams. Operators will get the training they need in this chemistry guide.


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Advance your career with AWWA Membership

A few of the many benefits AWWA members receive:
  • Monthly Opflow magazine subscription- the industry's most popular resource on operations issues
  • Member discounts- up to 33% on education, publication and CEUs
  • Membership in a local Section- connect with other operators to share best practices and information, and access local education and training opportunities

JOIN

CE Credits are required to renew licenses. States and provinces use different labels.  AWWA awards CEU Credits. 

For individuals who wish to submit their information for State Credit Pre-Approval, please use this form


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TRANSCRIPT CONTAINS TWO CONSOLIDATED RECORDS

CE Credits entered by AWWA

  • Entered for trainings (conferences, webinars, seminars, eLearning).
  • Yes or no in AWWA verified column on transcript indicates credit entered by AWWA
  • AWWA can only verify credits entered by AWWA headquarters.

Customer-entered CE Credits

  • Add CE Credits, PDHs and other credits awarded by AWWA's 43 Sections or non-AWWA HQ training.

 

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Effective Utility Management Seminar

Leaders in the drinking water profession must balance a number of constantly-evolving demands. This seminar provides useful tools for the new or upcoming utility leader, focusing on how leadership plays a major role in promoting public health as it ensures a utility’s regulatory compliance.
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Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE) Operator Training

Face-to-face training is a great way to develop your knowledge, earn CEUs and network at the same time. The AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition offers a diverse professional program that includes operator-focused sessions. Special pricing is available for operators.
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AWWA/WEF The Utility Management Conference™

Hear the latest in cutting-edge approaches and practices, techniques, and case studies in all aspects of utility management.
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eLearning Courses

AWWA offers instructor-led online courses to help you learn material that will help you be successful in your current or future operator position. A convenient alternative to trade schools or in-person training, these programs offer you a convenient and cost-effective way to learn the material.

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