WWW401 – 20.00 Hours


Dates Location Class Price
Details 10/01/21 – 05/31/22 Bryan, TX EU WWW401 190 $400.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

ParticipantThe Groundwater Production correspondence course provides participants with a basic review of the water cycle and responsibilities of system personnel, including related safety issues and regulations. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to define and describe the concepts of water storage, pumping, and distribution.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Students Must Provide

  • A proctor for all course examinations
  • Access to a ground water facility for completion of project assignments to include a chlorine residual analysis
  • Access to the most recent Consumer Confidence Report and bacteriological sample results
  • Ability to acquire specific water well, pump, and motor information
  • Access to information specific to a system storage facility’s water meters, fire hydrants, and valves

Items Needed for Course Testing/Assessment

  • Course must be completed within six months of start date
  • All course examinations must be proctored. When selecting a proctor, ensure they are not a spouse, family member, partner, fiance, or anyone residing in the same household. Additionally, a proctor cannot be currently enrolled in any distance learning course offered by the TEEX Water & Wastewater Program. In most cases, an immediate supervisor is selected to serve as a proctor. Other approved proctor options include, a licensed supervisor at work, a company training manager, a college proctor, or certified clergy. If an examination is not proctored, participants will not be eligible for TCEQ license credit hours.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must complete each training module and required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam within the required timeline.


Prior Training Courses or Knowledge

It is recommended, but not required, participants complete the Basic Water Works Operations course.

Additionally, it is recommended, but not required, students be employed by a Water System to ensure all class field exercises and assignments can be completed.


  • Introduction to Groundwater
  • Aquifers
  • Well Location
  • Well Construction
  • Groundwater Characteristics
  • Groundwater Treatment
  • Disinfection
  • Pumps and Motors
  • Well Operation and Maintenance
  • Safety
  • Records and Reports
  • Calculations

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for public works personnel and new employees of a groundwater system.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 20.00 hours – TCEQ licensed water operators

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

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