Drinking Water Operator Certification Program
Important Information about 2021 Exams
JULY 2021 EXAMS: All distribution and treatment exams will be held on JULY 14.
Approval letters were mailed the week of June 14.
UNVACCINATED INDIVIDUALS MUST WEAR MASKS AT THE EXAM SITE(S) AT ALL TIMES. MEDICAL EXEMPTIONS ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS EVENT PER GUIDANCE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE STATE EMPLOYER. IF YOU CANNOT MEET THIS REQUIREMENT, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO DISCUSS OPTIONS.
VISIT THIS WEBSITE A DAY OR TWO BEFORE YOUR EXAM DATE FOR ANY IMPORTANT UPDATES OR UNEXPECTED CANCELLATIONS.
November 2021 exams: November exams will be held on November 2, with a mail in application deadline of September 2, 2021.
The 2021 Training Calendar is now available with more trainings being added as they are scheduled.
These are the most commonly used and asked for resources in Operator Training and Certification. If you have any further questions, please see staff listings on the "About Us" tab.
All certification renewal information can be found here. If you have questions about renewing your certifications, you can find staff contact information on the "About Us" tab.
Certification Exams are offered twice a year in May and November. Certification exam application and study guides can be found in the link to the right. In addition to applying for exams, you can also check the number of CECs you have earned, as well as look up certification renewal information.
EGLE offers a number of independent training courses, as well as courses co-sponsored with the Michigan Section of the AWWA. In addition to the EGLE courses, we approve courses by other providers for CEC credits. This list can be found in the links on the right.
Here you will find a number of forms that you will need to maintain your certification and course approval.
Drinking Water Operator Training Contacts
Operator Training and Certification Line: 517-282-6102
Courtney Vincent (Unit Secretary): 517-282-6102; VincentC4@michigan.gov
Scott Schmidt (Exam applications, Reciprocity/Shift Operation Cases, and Training): 517-899-6906; SchmidtS@Michigan.gov
Brianna Moore (Exam applications and Course Approvals): 517-899-6955; MooreB15@Michigan.gov
Edie Monteiro (Renewals): 517-930-1912; MonteiroE@Michigan.gov
John Koenigsknecht (Renewals, CEC Credit): 517-284-5430; KoenigsknechtJ@Michigan.gov
Koren Carpenter (Supervisor): 517-881-6311; CarpenterK5@Michigan.gov
Fax Number: 517-241-1328
Mailing Address (Please do not send checks to this mailing address):
P.O. Box 30817
Lansing, Michigan 48909-8311