WWW470 – 20.00 Hours


Dates Location Class Price
Details 09/01/21 – 03/31/22 Bryan, TX IS WWW470 54 $375.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

The Basic Water Works Operations correspondence course provides participants with an introduction to source, characteristics, production, treatment, disinfection, storage, and distribution of potable water.  Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify general hazards, demonstrate safety practices, explain basic water chemistry, and utilize mathematics as applied to chemical feeding and other operational problems. Upon completion of the course, participants will have a good foundation of this knowledge, to include: overview of the water cycle responsibilities of water system personnel water utility industry regulations, and Texas’ rules and regulations.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Student Must Provide

  • A proctor for all course examinations
  • Access to a county or municipal water system for completion of project assignments to include a chlorine residual analysis

Items Needed for Course Testing/Assessment

  • Completion of course within six months from start date
  • All course examinations must be proctored. When selecting a proctor, ensure they are not a spouse, family member, partner, fiance, or anyone residing in the same household. Additionally, a proctor cannot be currently enrolled in any distance learning course offered by the TEEX Water & Wastewater Program. In most cases, an immediate supervisor is selected to serve as a proctor. Other approved proctor options include, a licensed supervisor at work, a company training manager, a college proctor, or certified clergy. If an examination is not proctored, participants will not be eligible for TCEQ license credit hours.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


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Suggested Audience

This course is designed for public works personnel and new employees of a water system.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 20.00 hours – TCEQ licensed water operators

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

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