CWEA Certifications

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      CWEA is beta testing our new Online Wastewater Education Network (OWEN). We expect to debut the system for members in April. OWEN will provide members with access to timely, relevant training and certification preparation classes that can help you excel throughout your career. ONLINE WASTEWATER EDUCATION NETWORK (OWEN) We are loading OWEN with all of...

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         CWEA’s Technical Certification Program is proud to introduce the OnVUE exam service. The new online proctoring service allows you to take CWEA certification exams conveniently at your home or workplace. Exam applicants now have the choice of scheduling an OnVUE online exam or taking the exam at one of PearsonVUE’s hundreds of testing centers located...

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          The Advanced Water Treatment Operator Certification was developed by water professionals, for water professionals and jointly administered by CA-NV AWWA and CWEA. Professional certification is different than a training or educational program. Training programs offer a certificate of attendance when an individual completes the coursework, but they do not generally award a credential or require...

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            The Advanced Water Treatment Operator Certification was developed by water professionals, for water professionals and jointly administered by CA-NV AWWA and CWEA. Professional certification is different than a training or educational program. Training programs offer a certificate of attendance when an individual completes the coursework, but they do not generally award a credential or require...

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              After four years of work, the Advanced Water Treatment Operator™ (AWTO™) certification program is now complete and launched by the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) and the California Water Environment Association (CWEA). The exam for the highest-grade level, known as AWT5™, launched on July 15th, completing the planned roll-out of...

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                Earlier this year CWEA released revamped guidebooks, called Blue Prints, for the Environmental Compliance Inspector certification exam. View the new ECI blue prints here. The new Blue Prints and Suggested References make it easier to view the topic areas covered by exam. This continues the TCP Team’s plan to continuously improve certifications and help applicants navigate the certification...

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                  By now you’ve heard about the new Advanced Water Treatment Operator certification launching in May 2019 that CWEA and CA-NV AWWA have jointly developed. The AWTO certification is designed for drinking water treatment and wastewater treatment Operators working at facilities using advanced treatment technologies and related control processes. What does AWTO mean for you as...

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                    The ECI 2 Exam Blueprint Suggested References is now available! This is a new certification publication that is intended to help Environmental Compliance Inspector Grade 2 exam candidates better understand the test content and help trainers better understand the job role being tested. Also available is the new Technical Certification Program Candidate Handbook, which contains an overview...

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                      Two collection system leaders discuss the importance of certification and the role training and technology have in the massive reduction in Sanitary Sewer Overflows. Daryl Lauer is the Collections Superintendent for Carmel Area Wastewater District the Chair of CWEA’s Collection Systems Committee. Ken Merkle is the Senior Collection Systems Supervisor for the City of Stockton...

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                        The California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) and California Water Environment Association (CWEA) have signed a memorandum of agreement to jointly develop the Advanced Water Treatment Operator (AWTO) Certification program. The certification exams are expected to be ready in the Spring of 2019. The certification will be open to all California...

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                          About this series:  Each month CWEA is interviewing an innovative thinker in the water profession. We’re asking each person “The future of the water profession is …” Juan Guerreiro Deputy Director City of San Diego, Public Utilities Department Grade V Wastewater Treatment Operator, SWRCB Dual-Associate Degrees, Water and Wastewater, Cuyamaca College Bachelors Degree, San Diego State University...