Groundwater Production

WWW002 – 20.00 Hours


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07/01/24 – 07/03/24 Live Online Instructor-Led Training EU WWW002 359 $470.00 Register
09/04/24 – 09/06/24 Wylie, TX EU WWW002 368 $470.00 Register
09/16/24 – 09/18/24 Live Online Instructor-Led Training EU WWW002 373 $480.00 Register
09/18/24 – 09/20/24 El Paso, TX EU WWW002 367 $470.00 Register
11/04/24 – 11/06/24 Live Online Instructor-Led Training EU WWW002 374 $480.00 Register
01/08/25 – 01/10/25 Live Online Instructor-Led Training EU WWW002 375 $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

Groundwater ProductionThe Groundwater Production course introduces participants to the origins and sources of groundwater, its physical and chemical characteristics as well as  treatment protocols. In addition to these topics, students will discuss considerations for well location, construction issues, and factors related to spring-fed systems versus aquifers.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

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 groundwater production.
  • Describe the physical characteristics of aquifers in Texas.
  • Summarize the considerations used in selecting a well site.
  • Outline the procedures in constructing a well.
  • Give examples of the characteristics of groundwater.
  • Explain groundwater treatment alternatives.
  • Describe the disinfection requirements for groundwater.
  • Discuss the types of pumps and motors used in groundwater operations.
  • Outline procedures for proper operation of a groundwater system.
  • Summarize safety precautions for the safe operation of a groundwater system.
  • Outline reporting requirements for groundwater systems.
  • Solve mathematical problems pertaining to the groundwater systems.

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 – Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
  • State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)/Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Contact Information

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