Drinking Water Operator Certification Program
Important information about the 2021 Exams & Training
The exams for 2021 will be held in the months of July and November. The exact dates are to be determined due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The training calendar for 2021 is now available with more trainings to be added at a later date.
MAIL-IN DEADLINE FOR THE JULY EXAM APPLICATIONS IS MAY 12, 2021.
Thank you for patience and support of the program in these unprecedented times.
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