Other Wastewater Training

Training in Washington

Washington Environmental Training Center (WETRC) at Green River Community College
WETRC at Green River Community College offers a variety of classroom and online courses directly related to water and wastewater technology.  Students may take individual courses or work toward a Certificate of Proficiency in Wastewater Treatment, Water Treatment, or Water Distribution Programs.  In addition, certified operators can take continuing education training to meet their Professional Growth requirements.
800-562-0858 or
253-288-3369

Evergreen Rural Water of Washington (ERWoW)
ERWoW offers training in wastewater and water related subjects including certification exam reviews. They sponsor their Annual Conference and Trade Show for system operators in February, an Equipment Expo in July and a Fall Conference and Trade Show for system operators in September. 1-800-272-5981 or (360) 462-9287

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 10
EPA offers various environmental training.  (206) 553-5139

Associations

Water Environment Federation (WEF)
The WEF offers technical publications, video and self-study courses.
1-800-666-0206

Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association (PNCWA)
The PNCWA has operator sections statewide. Sections meet regularly and offer wastewater operator training on a range of topics. In addition, PNCWA holds Short Schools in each region. The PNCWA sponsors an annual conference and technical training, usually held in the fall. For information on a PNCWA section or training in your area, see the PNCWA website at www.pncwa.org or call PNCWA at (208) 455-8381.

Evergreen Rural Water of Washington
ERWoW offers training, technical assistance, and educational materials to all water and wastewater systems. 1-800-272-5981 or (360) 462-9287

Washington Wastewater Collections Personnel Association
Offers certification in collections and a yearly training seminar held in May.  (509) 884-2484

Online Training

CEU Plan
CEU Plan provides online training to wastewater professionals.  CEU Plan has been accredited by ANSI/IACET and meets the ANSI 1-2007 Standards for Distance Education. Our Instructor Group is comprised of highly experienced individuals within the field from plant managers, operators, utility management, laboratory directors, and health (DOH) trainers with a combined experience over 1,500 years.  CEU Plan has developed some very unique techniques utilized in over 240 online courses available for continuing education and entry level training within the wastewater treatment field.  To learn more about our program, visit:  www.ceuplan.com and look at the "Getting Started" tutorial at: http://www.ceuplan.com/Media/AudioTutorial/tutorial.html.

Green River Community College/Washington Environmental Training Center
Green River Community College offers a variety of online courses directly related to water and wastewater technology. Students may take individual courses or work toward a Certificate of Proficiency in Wastewater Treatment, Water Treatment, or Water Distribution Programs.

royceu.com
royceu.com offers both on-line and correspondence wastewater operator training courses approved by Ecology for CEUs.

Technical Learning College
Technical Learning College (TLC) offers affordable continuing education print based courses for today's working professionals who need to maintain operator certification.  Visit them at www.abctlc.com or call toll free at (866) 557-1746.

For more information please contact Ecology's Wastewater Operator Certification Program Coordinator at (360) 407-6449 or toll free within the state at 1-800-633-6193.  Click here to send email.

Universities, Colleges, and Community/Technical Colleges


Green River Community College/Washington Environmental Training Center
Green River Community College offers a variety of classroom and online courses directly related to water and wastewater technology. Students may take individual courses or work toward a Certificate of Proficiency in Wastewater Treatment, Water Treatment, or Water Distribution Programs.  In addition, certified operators can take continuing education training to meet their Professional Growth requirements.  GRCC is also a sponsor of the Annual Water/Wastewater Operators Workshop (WOW) in March.
800-562-0858 or
253-288-3369

Skagit Valley College
Offers a wastewater certificate program.
877-385-5360

Linn-Benton Community College
541-917-4811 

California State University (CSUS)
Offers various wastewater and water correspondence courses.
916-278-6142

Important Notice:
If you are dual certified (Wastewater and Water), you need to contact Peggy Barton at Washington Certification Services before signing up for CSUS correspondence courses. If you are certified only in Wastewater and CSUS tells you you need to contact Washington Certification Services before you can order a course tell them you are certified in Wastewater only, then you can go ahead and order the course.

State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC)
The SBCTC can provide telephone numbers for community and technical colleges. Many local colleges offer courses related to wastewater.
360-753-2000

Private universities and colleges also offer various courses that could meet educational and professional growth requirements.

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