Short Courses for Water Operators - October 2021

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), Drinking Water and Environmental Health Division offers these virtual short courses for water operators.  

Limited Treatment Course

Limited Treatment Course- Webinar Session 1     Oct 12, 9AM-Noon

Limited Treatment Course - Webinar Session 2    Oct 13, 9AM-Noon

Limited Treatment Course - Webinar Session 3    Oct 14, 9AM-Noon

DW Course Code: 2901  |  WW Course Code: 3173

The Limited Treatment Short Course will cover basic information in the subjects important to limited treatment systems. This course will address topics including chlorination, fluoridation, phosphate/corrosion control, safety, oxidation filtration, hydraulics, pumps, wells, ethics, miscellaneous treatment, ion exchange softening, bacti methods, monitoring/reporting, rules and regulations.

Register for the Limited Treatment course

COST: $60 includes all sessions.

Continuing Education Credits (CECs):  Operators may earn up to 0.9 CECs in the Technical Category for Drinking Water and Wastewater Operators.

Basic Cross Connection Course


October 7, 1-3:30PM  |  ​ ​DW ​Course Code: 2903  |  WW Course Code: 3174

Learn how cross connections affect public health, the potential risks and liabilities, how to conduct surveys and carry out corrective actions, the two types of hydraulic conditions that cause backflow, and backflow prevention assemblies and their applications. 

Register for the Cross Connections course

COST: $20 

Continuing Education Credits (CECs):  This webinar session provides 0.2 CECs in the Technical Category for Drinking Water and Wastewater Operators.

Registration Questions: Alana Berthold ( or Joel Roseberry (

Operator Certification Information: ​

Accommodation Requests:  Individuals needing language assistance or accommodations for effective participation in this conference should contact Joel Roseberry at or 517-599-9494 at least 10 days prior to the session, to request language, mobility, visual, hearing, translation, and/or other assistance.