Water Exam Prep

Water Operator Certification Exam Prep Courses

Alliance of Indiana Rural Water is pleased to offer exam review courses as preparation for individuals planning to take the Indiana certification exam for Water Distribution (DSS, DSM or DSL) or Water Treatment (WT1, WT2, WT3, WT4 & WT5) operator certification. 
Cost: $400 members / $500 non-members
What To Bring: Calculator, Notebook, Pen or Pencil, and Required Books*

*Registrants are responsible for obtaining the necessary text books.
Students can purchase either the AWWA textbooks or the Sacramento State Office of Water Programs textbooks.
AWWA texts www.awwa.org or 800.926.7337
  • Water Distribution - Grade 1-2 & 3-4
  • Water Treatment - Grade 1, 2, & 3-4
AWWA catalog no.: WSOSET-1E for full set (5 book set)

Sacramento State Office of Water Programs texts
www.owp.csus.edu/courses/drinking-water.php or (916) 278-6142

  • Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance
  • Water Treatment Plant Operation, Volumes 1 & 2

Exam Prep Dates / Locations

Both Treatment & Distribution
Webinar Format
Time: 9am - 2:00pm Eastern Time (*working lunch)
Instructor: Scott Ham


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Register utilizing the appropriate link below. If you are unsure if your utility is a member, please click on the link to view current AIRW members then proceed with your registration accordingly.

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IDEM Exam Certification Info:

Ivy Tech will offer the exam any business day throughout the year (no postmark due date for submitting applications).  This is a computerized exam, and applications must still be submitted through IDEM.  In addition, IDEM has scheduled the 2020 Water Exam for November 12, 2020 (applications must be postmarked by September 28, 2020).  This exam will be held in Indianapolis only and it a paper exam.

IDEM Water testing dates, applications, prep materials, and past exam results.

IDEM Requirements to Test for Certification

IDEM Formula / Conversion Tables for Water Treatment and Distribution Exams