Water Certifications

altThere are two types of certifications that are most commonly required for positions at the Board of Water Works.

Water Distribution Operator
(Class 1, 2, 3 and 4)

Typical jobs that require the water distribution operator certification include meter readers, construction service workers, field engineering workers, and treating and pumping maintenance workers.  Class 1 is the lowest level of certification that can be obtained and Class 4 is the highest.

Water Treatment Operator
(Class A, B, C and D)

Typical jobs that require the water treatment operator certification include water treatment operators and specialized treating and pumping maintenance workers.  Class D is the lowest level of certification that can be obtained and Class A is the highest.


SPECIAL NOTE:  If you have obtained a similar certification from a different state, you may be eligible for reciprocity with the State of Colorado.

For additional information, contact:
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Operators Certification Program Office
2170 S. Parker Road #290, Denver, Colorado 80231
Phone: (303) 394-8994/Fax: (303) 394-3450
www.ocpoweb.com