Water: Drinking Water Operator Certification
Water Sector Workforce
Water sector professionals are vital to protecting public health through the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment plants.
They ensure that clean and safe water is consistently provided to the public.
Learn about what EPA is doing to promote and ensure a sustainable water sector workforce.
What can I find on this website?
The following information and resources are available through this website:
- Basic Information – Overview of the national operator certification initiative and its implementation.
- Information for States and Technical Assistance Providers – Guidelines and reference materials for drinking water agencies and technical assistance providers implementing operator certification programs.
- Information for Operators – Helpful information for public water system owners/operators, including links to technical assistance providers.