Start Date: September 13, 2021
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Hybrid

Class Locations: 

  • In-Person:
    • September 14 from 5 PM - 8 PM at NHDES in Concord, NH
    • September 21 from 5 PM - 8 PM at NHDES in Concord, NH
    • Please bring a photo ID with you and arrive 20 minutes early to check in to NHDES facilities for in-person classes.
  • Virtual:
    • September 16 from 5 PM - 8 PM via Zoom
    • September 23 from 5 PM - 8 PM via Zoom
    • An optional one-hour session for drinking water math review will also be offered on September 23 via Zoom.

Course Description: The NHDES Drinking Water & Groundwater Bureau, in conjunction with the New Hampshire Water Works Association (NHWWA), is pleased to offer this educational course for owners, operators and other persons currently involved in, or looking to become involved in, the management and operation of small public drinking water systems. The course is designed to provide fundamentals on the theory and practical knowledge required to maintain and operate a small public water system. The course is specifically geared toward individuals interested in becoming certified water works operators in the State of New Hampshire. No prior experience is required to launch your career in the public water sector!

Instructors include industry veterans and certified NH water works operators. Be sure to have a notebook, a pencil and a calculator at each class. Ten training contact hours (10 TCHs) will be awarded upon completion of the course. Partial credit is not given for partial attendance. No additional contact hours will be awarded for the optional math review.

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Registration: Registration is $50 per person, which includes the course textbook and handouts. The registration deadline is 12 PM on September 13, 2021. Register through NHWWA's website or by mailing payment to:

18 North Main St, Suite 308
Concord, NH 03301

Register Here  

NHWWA, (603) 415-3959 or
Jason Smith, (603) 271-2410 or

Water Works Certification Exam
The next certification exam will be offered on October 5, 2021 at NHDES in Concord, NH. For more information or to register for the exam, please see the Water Works Operator Exam event on the NHDES website.