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Please note: DEQ's Wastewater System Operator Certification Program is moving to a new electronic data management system called Your DEQ Online. As of March 14, 2023, all Wastewater Operator Certification applicants and operators will use YDO to apply, renew, update or make changes to their certifications.
Learn more about Your DEQ Online.Wastewater operator certificate applications and check payments received between Feb. 23 and March 13 will be returned to the applicant. Instructions will be provided for how to register an account and complete wastewater operator certificate applications in Your DEQ Online starting March 14, 2023.
The Department of Environmental Quality administers the program for domestic wastewater system operators. The Oregon Health Authority Drinking Water Services administers the certification program for drinking water system operators.
Note: DEQ now grants renewal Continuing Education Units for wastewater career outreach and/or passing an ABC exam. Please see course #4391 on the Oregon Environmental Services Advisory Council web page for career outreach instructions. To obtain 2.0 CEUs for upgrading or becoming dually certified, see the exam information dropdown below.
ABC exam locations
Obtain 2.0 Continuing Education Units For Passing Your ABC Exam
Fact sheet: Oregon Wastewater Operator Certification Exam Update
Wastewater Collection Operator Preparation Resources
Wastewater Treatment Operator Preparation Resources
ABC Formula/Conversion Tables for Wastewater Treatment, Collection, and Laboratory ExamsProvided by ABC, 2018 Portrait View | Landscape View
Some documents courtesy of the Association of Boards of Certification
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