EPA Drinking Water Academy features electronic workshop training modules, presentations, and other information via online courses and presentations. Cost: free. Much of the content is downloadable. Also check out the EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water. OGWDW, along with EPA’s ten regional drinking water programs, oversees implementation of the Safe Drinking Water Act, which is the national law safeguarding tap water in America.
Nevada State Environmental Protection, Operator Certification Page is all about operator certification, including recommended study materials, exam schedule, application for certification and more.
AWWA is the largest organization of water supply professionals in the world. Their website is filled with information, news, and links.
The Water Environment Federation is an international technical and educational organization, whose vision is preservation and enhancement of the global water environment.
NSF International, The Public Health and Safety Company is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, is the world leader in standards development, product certification, education, and risk-management for public health and safety.
US Water News offers current water and wastewater news for the professional, as well as product information.
The National Ground Water Association is the hallmark organization for anyone associated with the ground water industry. Our constituency consists of ground water geologists and hydrologists, engineers, ground water contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers of ground water-related products and services.
The American National Standards Institute(ANSI) is a private, non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.
The National Rural Water Association is America’s largest utility membership, serving more than 23,500 water and wastewater utilites.
The AWWA Research Foundation is a member-supported, international, nonprofit organization that sponsors research to enable water utilities, public health agencies, and other professionals to provide safe and affordable drinking water for consumers.
The Office of Water Programs (OWP) has provided high-quality training programs for operators of drinking water and wastewater treatment plants and water and sewer systems. This is the birthplace of the well known Ken Kerri publications and programs.
AMSA represents the interests of the country’s wastewater treatment agencies. AMSA maintains a key role in the development of environmental legislation, and works closely with federal regulatory agencies in the implementation of environmental programs.
The Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) is dedicated to advancing the quality and integrity of environmental certification programs.
US Dept of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region Page offers synopsis and links to full text of the most significant documents apportioning the water of the Colorado River.
University of Nevada, Reno Cooperative Extension:Drinking Water Operator Certification Assistance Page — Check here often to see upcoming FREE videoconferences. Also, check the Water Programs Page to browse resources, or use the many tools available├é┬áto study for certification or renewal. Or just enjoy playing with the banner animation.5