Basic Water Works Operations

WWW001 – 20.00 Hours


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07/08/24 – 07/10/24 Live Online Instructor-Led Training EU WWW001 689 $470.00 Register
08/05/24 – 08/07/24 Live Online Instructor-Led Training EU WWW001 690 $470.00 Register
08/20/24 – 08/22/24 Tyler, TX EU WWW001 694 $470.00 Register
09/09/24 – 09/11/24 Live Online Instructor-Led Training EU WWW001 715 $480.00 Register
10/07/24 – 10/09/24 Live Online Instructor-Led Training EU WWW001 716 $480.00 Register
11/13/24 – 11/15/24 Live Online Instructor-Led Training EU WWW001 717 $480.00 Register
12/16/24 – 12/18/24 Live Online Instructor-Led Training EU WWW001 718 $480.00 Register
01/15/25 – 01/17/25 Live Online Instructor-Led Training EU WWW001 719 $480.00 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 [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

**PLEASE NOTE** This course has been approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to fulfill 20 credit hours in the following operator license area(s):

– Water Operator License

water operation systemThe Basic Water Works Operations course focuses on the relationship between safe drinking water and the important role played by water operators in maintaining both adequate and safe drinking water supplies. During the course, participants receive an overview of the water cycle coupled with the unique responsibilities of water system personnel. In addition to these topics, students are provided information specific to the importance of regulation and licensing within the water utility industry as a means of protecting the public’s health, safety, and welfare.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Explain the responsibilities of a water utility operator.
  • Describe how a water employee can demonstrate good public relations.
  • Describe the attributes of water from various sources.
  • Describe how groundwater is made usable.
  • Describe how surface water is made usable.
  • Summarize the process for the disinfection of water.
  • Describe the common methods of water delivery to the public following water treatment.
  • Explain proper safety procedures for water employees.
  • Calculate problems related to basic water works operations.

Suggested Audience

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

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 20.00 hours – Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
  • State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)/Texas Education Agency (TEA)
  • 1.00 hours – American Council on Education (ACE)

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: [email protected]