Operator Certification Program

The purpose of this web document is to provide a list of approved water operator instructor-led courses that have open registration for those interested in becoming certified water operators in New York State and those fulfilling renewal requirements. The training courses listed below are classroom-based; those interested in correspondence or web-based courses should review that document. The cost of training is not set by the Department and must be discussed with the training sponsor. Applicants for Grade IA or IB certification must complete both the Grade I - Advanced Operations course and the Grade I - Supervisory Management course to be eligible for certification.

The information contained in this document changes daily and this document is refreshed every 2 to 3 weeks. Please refer back to this page often in order to find new and updated information.

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Initial Certification Sponsors and Courses
Sponsor/School Grade/Course Dates/Times Cost Contact
Hudson Valley Community College Grade A/B Water Treatment Plant Operator - Grade B 03/28/2015 to 06/08/2015 $960 Neil Bonesteel, P.E.
(518) 237-0193
Grade A/B Water Treatment Plant Operator - Grade A 03/30/2015 to 06/08/2015 $960
SUNY Morrisville - Morrisville State College Grade I Initial - Supervision Course 02/03/2015 to 02/06/2015 $500 Cory Sawyer
(315) 684-6082
Grade C Operators Initial Certification Course 02/09/2015 to 02/12/2015 $500
Grade D Operators Initial Certification Course 03/17/2015 to 03/18/2015 $300
Grade C Operators Initial Certification Course 04/27/2015 to 04/30/2015 $500
Grade I Initial - Supervision Course 06/09/2015 to 06/12/2015 $500
Grade D Operators Initial Certification Course 07/07/2015 to 07/08/2015 $300
Grade I Initial - Supervision Course 08/04/2015 to 08/07/2015 $500
Grade C Operators Initial Certification Course 08/10/2015 to 08/13/2015 $500
Grade D Operators Initial Certification Course 10/13/2015 to 10/14/2015 $300
Grade B Operators Initial Certification Course 11/09/2015 to 11/13/2015 $550
Southern New York-Long Island Water Works School Grade D Certification Course 01/07/2015 to 02/02/2015
Wednesday evenings
$450 Richard Tobin
(516) 785-6451
Grade B Certification Course 02/04/2015 to 04/02/2015
Wednesday evenings
$700
Grade I: Advanced Operations Course 04/01/2015 to 06/15/2015
Wednesday evenings
$850
Grade I: Supervisory Management Course (Evening) 06/17/2015 to 07/29/2015
Wednesday evenings
$500
W2Operator Training Group Grade A Certification Course 01/12/2015 to 01/22/2015 $950 Douglas E. Withey
(607) 753-1477
Grade A Certification Course 02/02/2015 to 02/12/2015 $950
Grade C Certification Course (34 hours) 02/16/2015 to 02/20/2015 $550
Grade D Certification Course 03/16/2015 to 03/20/2015 $550
Grade B Certification Course 04/27/2015 to 05/01/2015 $575
Grade B Certification Course 08/24/2015 to 08/28/2015 $575
Grade D Certification Course 09/21/2015 to 09/25/2015 $550
Grade C Certification Course (34 hours) 10/26/2015 to 10/30/2015 $550
Western New York Water Operator School Grade D Certification Course 04/16/2015 to 04/17/2015 $375 Charles L. Ciehomski
(716) 833-2081
Grade C Certification Course 04/29/2015 to 05/01/2015 $450
Grade A/B Certification Course (Grade B) 05/11/2015 to 05/15/2015 $575
Grade A/B Certification Course (Grade A) 05/11/2015 to 05/22/2015 $875
Grade I: Advanced Operations Course 06/08/2015 to 06/12/2015 $700
Grade D Certification Course 09/10/2015 to 09/11/2015 $375
Grade C Certification Course 09/23/2015 to 09/25/2015 $450
Grade A/B Certification Course (Grade A) 10/12/2015 to 10/23/2015 $875
Grade A/B Certification Course (Grade B) 10/12/2015 to 10/16/2015 $575
Grade I: Advanced Operations Course 11/02/2015 to 11/06/2015 $700

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor
Training Sponsor/Provider Date County Course Name City Contact Hours Delivery Type
2014-11 (November)
Cross Connection Control Bureau City of New York
John Senay
(718) 752-9630
11/21/2014 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 20 workshop
2014-12 (December)
Cross Connection Control Bureau City of New York
John Senay
(718) 752-9630
12/05/2014 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 20 workshop
2015-02 (February)
American Trainco, Inc.
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
02/02/2015 Monroe Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Rochester 15 classroom
02/04/2015 Monroe Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance Rochester 15 classroom
02/11/2015 Monroe Arc Flash & Electrical Safety 70E Rochester 14 classroom
02/11/2015 Monroe Arc Flash & Electrical Safety with Skills and Certification Rochester 21 classroom
Cross Connection Control Bureau City of New York
John Senay
(718) 752-9630
02/23/2015 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 20 workshop
Ferguson Enterprises NY Metro
Maurice Cosentino
(718) 937-9500 x6361
02/06/2015 Queens Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 2.25 workshop
Finger Lakes Water Works Conference
Jean A. Millis
(315) 789-3030
02/05/2015 Ontario 2015 February Meeting: Regulatory Updates Geneva 1 conference
02/05/2015 Ontario 2015 February Meeting: Water System Control Valves Geneva 1 conference
02/05/2015 Oneida 2015 February Meeting: SCADA for Water Systems Geneva 1 conference
Monroe County Water Authority
Thomas F. Clark
(585) 442-2001 x521
02/12/2015 Monroe Basic Lab Skills Rochester 6.25 workshop
02/19/2015 Monroe Basic Lab Skills Rochester 6.25 workshop
NY Water Environment Association-Executive Office
Maggie Hoose
(315) 422-7811
02/02/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 4: How to Build a Successful Wastewater Management New York 0.5 conference
02/02/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 4: Capturing Operations Knowledge Today, Sharing I New York 0.5 conference
02/02/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 4: Data Security -- Issues Wastewater Treatment Pl New York 0.5 conference
02/02/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Opening General Session: A Dialogue Acknowledging the 50th New York 1.5 conference
02/02/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 3: 50th Anniversary of New York's Pure Waters Prog New York 1.5 conference
02/03/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 7: Water and Wastewater Membrane Protection New York 0.5 conference
02/03/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 7: Contingency Planning for Temporary Pumping New York 0.5 conference
02/03/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 10: Water Quality Training and Technical Assistanc New York 0.5 conference
02/03/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 10: Stakeholder Engagement: Process, People and Pr New York 0.5 conference
02/03/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 11: High Tech Tools for Inspection and Condition A New York 0.5 conference
02/03/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 15: Collaboration: The Secret Ingredient for Succe New York 0.5 conference
02/03/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 16: Design of Small Scale Power Less Tolerant Wate New York 0.25 conference
02/03/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 16: Climate Change and Cyanobacteria Blooms in One New York 0.25 conference
02/03/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 16: Optimizing Coagulation for Treatment of High T New York 0.15 conference
02/04/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 20: Buy One, Get One: Energy Efficiency Based Capi New York 0.5 conference
02/04/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 20: Barriers to Energy Efficiency and Utility Expe New York 0.5 conference
02/04/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 21: Energy New York 0.5 conference
02/04/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 23: IT and SCADA Automation, a Modern Mixture: SCA New York 0.5 conference
02/04/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 23: Real Time Optical Monitoring of BOD and eColi New York 0.5 conference
02/04/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 23: Leveraging SCADA Systems to Optimize Chemical New York 0.5 conference
02/04/2015 New York 87th Annual Mtg: Session 25: Roles and Responsibilities of Wastewater Opera New York 1 conference
New England Water Works Association
Ted Kenney
(508) 893-7979
02/02/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Manchester 6 workshop
02/03/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Manchester 20 workshop
02/16/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course   6 workshop
02/17/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Philadelphia 20 workshop
02/23/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Holliston 6 workshop
02/24/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Holliston 20 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
02/04/2015 Nassau Radiological & Source Water Protection Woodbury 4 classroom
02/12/2015 New York Ashokan Test Loop Study/UCMR3 Early Results New York 1 classroom
02/26/2015 Westchester Fundamentals of Occupational Chemical Exposure Peekskill 6 classroom
Southern Tier Backflow Prevention School
Daniel Crocker
(607) 772-0344
02/26/2015 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop
Southern Tier New York Water Works
Dawn Hawley
(607) 569-3704
02/18/2015 Steuben February 2015 Meeting: Stage 2 DBP Rule Update and Issues Hornell 1.5 conference
Steven Gagnon, P.E.
Steven Gagnon, P.E.
(845) 239-2389
02/05/2015 Orange Grade 'A' Compliant Lab Course Middletown 5 workshop
Western New York Water Works Conference
John Paul Schepp, P.E.
(585) 227-6040
02/11/2015 Genesee 2015 February - Session A: Application of Photovoltaic Power Batavia 1 conference
02/11/2015 Genesee 2015 February - Session B: On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation Batavia 1 conference
02/11/2015 Genesee 2015 February - Session A: High Rate Inclined Plate Clarification Part 1 Batavia 1 conference
02/11/2015 Genesee 2015 February - Session B: Storage Tank Maintenance Batavia 1 conference
02/11/2015 Genesee 2015 February - Session A: High Rate Inclined Plate Clarification Part 2 Batavia 1 conference
02/11/2015 Genesee 2015 February - Session B: Sludge Pumping Batavia 1 conference
02/11/2015 Genesee 2015 February - Session A: Asset Management Batavia 1 conference
02/11/2015 Genesee 2015 February - Session B: Sealing Manways, Manholes and I & I Management Batavia 1 conference
02/11/2015 Genesee 2015 February - Session A: Emergency Planning for Water and Sewer Systems Batavia 1 conference
02/11/2015 Genesee 2015 February - Session B: Introduction to Hydrology Batavia 1 conference
2015-03 (March)
American Trainco, Inc.
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
03/02/2015 Albany Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Albany 15 classroom
03/04/2015 Albany Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance Albany 15 classroom
03/09/2015 Erie Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Cheektowaga 15 classroom
03/11/2015 Erie Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance Cheektowaga 15 classroom
03/23/2015 Nassau Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Plainview 15 classroom
03/25/2015 Nassau Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance Plainview 15 classroom
Cross Connection Control Foundation
Steve Poliszuk
(585) 428-6376
03/13/2015 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
03/16/2015 Monroe Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 20 workshop
03/20/2015 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
DST-NY
David Medina
(516) 945-4312
03/07/2015 Suffolk Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Copiague 20 workshop
Ferguson Enterprises NY Metro
Maurice Cosentino
(718) 937-9500 x6361
03/10/2015 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 20 workshop
03/27/2015 Queens Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 2.25 workshop
Hach Company
Greg Starlin
(800) 227-4224 x2266
03/03/2015 Niagara Process Instrument Verification (6 hours) Niagara Falls 6 workshop
03/04/2015 Niagara Laboratory Skills Workshop (Grade A-compliant) Niagara Falls 7 classroom
03/05/2015 Niagara Introduction to Chlorine Analysis Niagara Falls 4 workshop
New England Water Works Association
Ted Kenney
(508) 893-7979
03/23/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Hartford 6 workshop
03/24/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Hartford 20 workshop
New York Rural Water Association
Valerie Ogden
(518) 828-3155 x15
03/11/2015 Columbia Laboratory (Grade A-Compliant) 6-hr Ghent 6 classroom
03/18/2015 Otsego Laboratory (Grade A-Compliant) 6-hr Oneonta 6 classroom
03/18/2015 Ontario Basic Electricity - 6 hr Waterloo 6 classroom
03/19/2015 Cortland Basic Electricity - 6 hr Cortland 6 classroom
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
03/04/2015 Suffolk Hands-On Chlorination (4.0 hr) Melville 4 classroom
03/25/2015 Westchester Concrete Water Tank Construction Peekskill 4 classroom
03/25/2015 Rensselaer Water Storage Tank Operation and Maintenance Troy 4 classroom
03/31/2015 Tioga Water Well Rehabilitation and Maintenance Owego 4 classroom
SUNY Ulster
Continuing and Professional Education Registrar
(845) 339-2025
03/02/2015 Ulster Grade A Laboratory Stone Ridge 5 classroom
03/30/2015 Ulster Sampling Collection Requirements Stone Ridge 3 workshop
Southern Tier Backflow Prevention School
Daniel Crocker
(607) 772-0344
03/23/2015 Broome Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 20 workshop
03/31/2015 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop
Westchester Backflow Prevention School
Kenneth J. Potter
(914) 737-2183
03/09/2015 Westchester Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Peekskill 4 workshop
Wyoming County Health Department
Andrew Meyer
(585) 786-8894
03/11/2015 Wyoming 2015 Water Operator Training Warsaw 5 classroom
2015-04 (April)
American Trainco, Inc.
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
04/01/2015 Erie Arc Flash & Electrical Safety 70E Cheektowaga 14 classroom
04/01/2015 Erie Arc Flash & Electrical Safety with Skills and Certification Cheektowaga 21 classroom
04/15/2015 Nassau Arc Flash & Electrical Safety 70E Plainview 14 classroom
04/15/2015 Nassau Arc Flash & Electrical Safety with Skills and Certification Plainview 21 classroom
04/22/2015 Albany Arc Flash & Electrical Safety 70E Albany 14 classroom
04/22/2015 Albany Arc Flash & Electrical Safety with Skills and Certification Albany 21 classroom
E.J. Prescott, Inc. - Round Lake
Bob Gerasia
(518) 877-6737
04/21/2015 Dutchess Making a Case for Clean Drinking Water Fishkill 5.5 classroom
04/22/2015 Westchester Making a Case for Clean Drinking Water Peekskill 5.5 classroom
NY Water Environment Association-Executive Office
Maggie Hoose
(315) 422-7811
04/02/2015 Suffolk Workplace Hazards & Compliance, Biohazards & Personal Protective Equipment Babylon 6 classroom
NYS AWWA - Spring Meetings
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
04/14/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 1: Welcome with Keynote Address Saratoga Springs 1.5 conference
04/14/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 2A: Water Treatment Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/14/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 2B: Water Treatment Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/14/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 3A: Sustainability Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/14/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 3B: Sustainability Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 4: NYSDOH Regulatory Update Saratoga Springs 0.75 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 5A: Operations Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 5B: Operations Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 6A: Water Quality Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 6B: Water Quality Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 7A: Groundwater & Surface Water Issues Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 7B: Groundwater & Surface Water Issues Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 8A: Manufacturers' Presentations Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 8B: Manufacturers' Presentations Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 9A: Distribution/Storage Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 9B: Distribution/Storage Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 10: Top Ops Competition Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Exhibit Hall Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/15/2015 Saratoga 2015: Poster Sessions Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/16/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 11A: Young Water Professionals Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/16/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 11B: Young Water Professionals Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/16/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 12A: Management Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/16/2015 Saratoga 2015: Session 12B: Management Saratoga Springs 1 conference
New England Water Works Association
Ted Kenney
(508) 893-7979
04/06/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Boston 6 workshop
04/06/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course York 6 workshop
04/07/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Boston 20 workshop
04/07/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course York 20 workshop
04/13/2015 Onondaga Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Syracuse 6 workshop
04/14/2015 Onondaga Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Syracuse 20 workshop
04/20/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Clifton 6 workshop
04/21/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Clifton 20 workshop
04/27/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course North Kingtown 6 workshop
04/28/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course North Kingtown 20 workshop
New York Rural Water Association
Valerie Ogden
(518) 828-3155 x15
04/08/2015 Dutchess Laboratory (Grade A-Compliant) 6-hr Fishkill 6 classroom
04/09/2015 Dutchess Laboratory (Grade A-Compliant) 6-hr Fishkill 6 classroom
04/16/2015 Cayuga Distribution System/Revised Total Coliform Rule Auburn 6 classroom
04/22/2015 Tioga Flood Resilience: A Basic Guide for Water & Wastewater Systems Owego 6 classroom
04/23/2015 Livingston Hydrants, Valves, Meters/Rules and Reg's Geneseo 6 classroom
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
04/07/2015 Rensselaer Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Troy 7 classroom
04/08/2015 Rensselaer Process Verification and Calibration Troy 6 classroom
04/08/2015 Nassau Water Well Rehabilitation Woodbury 4 classroom
04/21/2015 Oneida Water Storage Tank Inspection and Cleaning Utica 3.5 classroom
04/22/2015 Rensselaer Water Storage Tank Inspection and Cleaning Troy 3.5 classroom
04/22/2015 Ulster Water Storage Tank Operation and Maintenance Kingston 4 classroom
04/28/2015 Saratoga Fundamentals of Hydraulics Ogdensburg 7 classroom
04/29/2015 Clinton Dam Safety Peru 4 classroom
04/29/2015 Rensselaer Water Meter Design and Maintenance Troy 5.5 classroom
04/29/2015 Seneca EPA/AWWA Small Systems Course Waterloo 8 classroom
Steven Gagnon, P.E.
Steven Gagnon, P.E.
(845) 239-2389
04/11/2015 Orange Grade 'A' Compliant Lab Course Middletown 5 workshop
W2Operator Training Group
Douglas E. Withey
(607) 753-1477
04/24/2015 Cortland Confined Space Training Cortland 3 classroom
04/24/2015 Cortland Competent Person Training Cortland 3 conference
Westchester Backflow Prevention School
Kenneth J. Potter
(914) 737-2183
04/20/2015 Westchester Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Peekskill 20 workshop
2015-05 (May)
Cross Connection Control Bureau City of New York
John Senay
(718) 752-9630
05/08/2015 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 20 workshop
05/11/2015 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 20 workshop
05/22/2015 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 20 workshop
DST-NY
David Medina
(516) 945-4312
05/04/2015 Suffolk Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Copiague 20 workshop
Ferguson Enterprises NY Metro
Maurice Cosentino
(718) 937-9500 x6361
05/15/2015 Queens Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 2.25 workshop
New England Water Works Association
Ted Kenney
(508) 893-7979
05/04/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Topsham 6 workshop
05/05/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Topsham 20 workshop
05/11/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Bayville 6 workshop
05/12/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Bayville 20 workshop
New York Rural Water Association
Valerie Ogden
(518) 828-3155 x15
05/07/2015 Chautauqua Hydrants, Valves, Meters/Rules and Reg's Dunkirk 6 classroom
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
05/04/2015 Dutchess Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Poughkeepsie 7 classroom
05/05/2015 Wayne Fundamentals of Occupational Chemical Exposure Lyons 6 classroom
05/12/2015 Nassau Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Woodbury 7 classroom
05/13/2015 Nassau Process Verification and Calibration Woodbury 6 classroom
05/26/2015 Rensselaer Microbiological Workshop for Water/Wastewater Testing Troy 4 classroom
05/27/2015 Oneida Microbiological Workshop for Water/Wastewater Testing Utica 4 classroom
2015-06 (June)
American Trainco, Inc.
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
06/15/2015 Dutchess Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Fishkill 15 classroom
06/17/2015 Dutchess Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance Fishkill 15 classroom
06/29/2015 Onondaga Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Syracuse 15 classroom
Cross Connection Control Bureau City of New York
John Senay
(718) 752-9630
06/22/2015 Queens Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 4 workshop
Cross Connection Control Foundation
Steve Poliszuk
(585) 428-6376
06/12/2015 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
06/15/2015 Monroe Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 20 workshop
06/19/2015 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
New England Water Works Association
Ted Kenney
(508) 893-7979
06/01/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Allentown 6 workshop
06/02/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Allentown 20 workshop
06/08/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Hartford 6 workshop
06/09/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Hartford 20 workshop
06/15/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Boonton 6 workshop
06/16/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Boonton 20 workshop
06/22/2015 Albany Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Latham 6 workshop
06/23/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Latham 20 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
06/01/2015 Rensselaer Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Troy 7 classroom
06/02/2015 Saratoga Dam Safety Ballston Spa 4 classroom
06/02/2015 Oneida Fundamentals of Occupational Chemical Exposure Utica 6 classroom
06/03/2015 Tioga Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Owego 7 classroom
06/05/2015 Madison Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Canastota 7 classroom
06/24/2015 Suffolk Emergency Planning and Water System Security Melville 4 classroom
06/24/2015 Rensselaer Guidance in Meeting the Revised Total Coliform Rule/HAB/UCMR Update Troy 6 classroom
Westchester Backflow Prevention School
Kenneth J. Potter
(914) 737-2183
06/22/2015 Westchester Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Peekskill 4 workshop
2015-07 (July)
American Trainco, Inc.
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
07/01/2015 Onondaga Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance Syracuse 15 classroom
07/15/2015 Dutchess Arc Flash & Electrical Safety 70E Fishkill 14 classroom
07/15/2015 Dutchess Arc Flash & Electrical Safety with Skills and Certification Fishkill 21 classroom
07/20/2015 Albany Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Albany 15 classroom
07/22/2015 Albany Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance Albany 15 classroom
07/29/2015 Onondaga Arc Flash & Electrical Safety 70E Syracuse 14 classroom
07/29/2015 Onondaga Arc Flash & Electrical Safety with Skills and Certification Syracuse 21 classroom
DST-NY
David Medina
(516) 945-4312
07/06/2015 Suffolk Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Copiague 20 workshop
New England Water Works Association
Ted Kenney
(508) 893-7979
07/20/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Holliston 6 workshop
07/21/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Holliston 20 workshop
07/27/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Northampton 6 workshop
07/28/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Northampton 20 workshop
Southern Tier Backflow Prevention School
Daniel Crocker
(607) 772-0344
07/07/2015 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop
07/09/2015 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop
2015-08 (August)
New England Water Works Association
Ted Kenney
(508) 893-7979
08/03/2015 Clinton Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Plattsburgh 6 workshop
08/04/2015 Clinton Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Plattsburgh 20 workshop
08/10/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Groton 6 workshop
08/11/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Groton 20 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
08/05/2015 Suffolk Distribution System Operation & Maintenance Strategies Melville 4 classroom
Westchester Backflow Prevention School
Kenneth J. Potter
(914) 737-2183
08/24/2015 Westchester Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Peekskill 4 workshop
2015-09 (September)
Cross Connection Control Foundation
Steve Poliszuk
(585) 428-6376
09/18/2015 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
09/21/2015 Monroe Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 20 workshop
09/25/2015 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
DST-NY
David Medina
(516) 945-4312
09/21/2015 Suffolk Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Copiague 20 workshop
Ferguson Enterprises NY Metro
Maurice Cosentino
(718) 937-9500 x6361
09/01/2015 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 20 workshop
NY Water Environment Association-Executive Office
Maggie Hoose
(315) 422-7811
09/15/2015 Jefferson Asset Management Watertown 6 classroom
New England Water Works Association
Ted Kenney
(508) 893-7979
09/14/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Keene 6 workshop
09/14/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Haworth 6 workshop
09/14/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course York 6 workshop
09/15/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Keene 20 workshop
09/15/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Haworth 20 workshop
09/15/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course York 20 workshop
09/28/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Holliston 6 workshop
09/29/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Holliston 20 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
09/01/2015 Saratoga Guidance in Meeting the Revised Total Coliform Rule/HAB/UCMR Update Ballston Spa 6 classroom
09/02/2015 Rensselaer Automatic Control Valves O&M Troy 6 classroom
09/02/2015 Oneida Guidance in Meeting the Revised Total Coliform Rule/HAB/UCMR Update Utica 6 classroom
09/09/2015 Nassau Water Meter Technology Woodbury 3.5 classroom
09/14/2015 Rensselaer Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Troy 7 classroom
09/14/2015 Dutchess Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Poughkeepsie 7 classroom
09/15/2015 Rensselaer Process Verification and Calibration Troy 6 classroom
09/15/2015 Erie Hydrants, Valves and Meters Springville 5.25 classroom
09/17/2015 Oneida Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Utica 7 classroom
09/18/2015 Oneida Process Verification and Calibration Utica 6 classroom
09/29/2015 Chenango Automatic Control Valves O&M Norwich 6 classroom
09/30/2015 Wayne Automatic Control Valves O&M Lyons 6 classroom
09/30/2015 St Lawrence Concrete Water Tank Construction Ogdensburg 4 classroom
2015-10 (October)
Ferguson Enterprises NY Metro
Maurice Cosentino
(718) 937-9500 x6361
10/02/2015 Queens Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 2.25 workshop
NY Water Environment Association-Executive Office
Maggie Hoose
(315) 422-7811
10/28/2015 Dutchess Asset Management Hopewell Junction 6 classroom
New England Water Works Association
Ted Kenney
(508) 893-7979
10/05/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Philadelphia 6 workshop
10/06/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Philadelphia 20 workshop
10/19/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Hamden 6 workshop
10/20/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Hamden 20 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
10/06/2015 Jefferson Operator Ethics and Applications in Water Supply Watertown 6 classroom
10/07/2015 Suffolk Operator Ethics & Applications in Water Supply (3.5) Melville 3.5 classroom
10/20/2015 Ulster Fundamentals of Cross Connection Control Kingston 7 classroom
10/20/2015 Clinton Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Peru 7 classroom
10/21/2015 Ulster Fundamentals of Cross Connection Control Kingston 7 classroom
10/21/2015 Clinton Water Storage Tank O&M/Harmful Algae/UCMR Update Peru 6 classroom
10/22/2015 St Lawrence Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Ogdensburg 7 classroom
10/27/2015 Suffolk Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Bayshore 7 classroom
10/28/2015 Monroe Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Rochester 7 classroom
10/29/2015 Suffolk Process Verification and Calibration Bayshore 6 classroom
SUNY Morrisville - Morrisville State College
Cory Sawyer
(315) 684-6082
10/28/2015 Madison Water Laboratory Course (Grade A-compliant) Morrisville 6 workshop
Southern Tier Backflow Prevention School
Daniel Crocker
(607) 772-0344
10/26/2015 Broome Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 20 workshop
W2Operator Training Group
Douglas E. Withey
(607) 753-1477
10/23/2015 Cortland Confined Space Training Cortland 3 classroom
10/23/2015 Cortland Competent Person Training Cortland 3 conference
Westchester Backflow Prevention School
Kenneth J. Potter
(914) 737-2183
10/26/2015 Westchester Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Peekskill 20 workshop
2015-11 (November)
DST-NY
David Medina
(516) 945-4312
11/16/2015 Suffolk Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Copiague 20 workshop
New England Water Works Association
Ted Kenney
(508) 893-7979
11/02/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Boston 6 workshop
11/03/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Boston 20 workshop
11/16/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Portland 6 workshop
11/17/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Portland 20 workshop
11/30/2015 Out of State Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course S. Burlington 6 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
11/02/2015 Dutchess Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Poughkeepsie 7 classroom
11/17/2015 Suffolk Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities Hauppauge 4 classroom
11/18/2015 Ulster Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities Kingston 4 classroom
11/19/2015 Oneida Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities Utica 4 classroom
Southern Tier Backflow Prevention School
Daniel Crocker
(607) 772-0344
11/10/2015 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop
11/12/2015 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop
2015-12 (December)
Cross Connection Control Foundation
Steve Poliszuk
(585) 428-6376
12/11/2015 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
12/14/2015 Monroe Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 20 workshop
12/18/2015 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
Ferguson Enterprises NY Metro
Maurice Cosentino
(718) 937-9500 x6361
12/01/2015 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 20 workshop
12/18/2015 Queens Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 2.25 workshop
NY Water Environment Association-Executive Office
Maggie Hoose
(315) 422-7811
12/13/2015 Saratoga Asset Management Rexford 6 classroom
New England Water Works Association
Ted Kenney
(508) 893-7979
12/01/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course S. Burlington 20 workshop
12/08/2015 Out of State Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Holliston 20 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
12/09/2015 Nassau Applied Microbiology and Coliform Rule Woodbury 3.5 classroom
Westchester Backflow Prevention School
Kenneth J. Potter
(914) 737-2183
12/07/2015 Westchester Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course   4 workshop


Videos:

The following videos are available to be loaned to Local Health Units only! Operators, please relay your interest to your Local Health Unit and request that they organize, apply and get approval to hold a training session for water operators based on videos


Video Title Running Time in Hours
2006 Virtual System Explorer DVD-video only 3
AWWA Teleconference:Excellence in Water Quality Distribution 3
AWWA64090: Water Supply Operations - Source Water Protection 0.25
AWWA64093: Water Supply Operations: Disinfection Strategies 0.25
AWWA64095: Water Supply Operations: Ozone and UV 0.25
AWWA64097: Turbidity Measurement and Particle Counting 0.25
AWWA64099: Water Supply Operations: SCADA and Instrumentatio 0.25
AWWA64109: Water Supply Operations: Distribution Systems 0.25
AWWA64110: Water Supply Operations: Centrifugal Pumps 0.25
AWWA64112: Water Supply Operations: Water Loss Control 0.25
AWWA64127: Operator Math Made Easy 0.25
AWWA64128: Operator Chemistry Made Easy 0.75
AWWA64146: Top Consumer Questions About Drinking Water 0.25
AWWA64173: On the Job: Sampling 0.25
AWWA64190: Unidirectional Flushing 0.25
AWWA64218: Reliable Coliform Sampling for Water Systems 0.25
AWWA64227: New Horizons: The New Workplace 0.25
AWWA64272: Water Supply Operations - Water Sources 0.25
AWWA64281: Water Main Disinfection and Dechlorination 0.25
AWWA64302: Rural Water Management 0.25
AWWA64320: GIS for Water Utilities 0.25
AWWA64322: Hydrants 0.25
AWWA64323: Water Mains 0.25
AWWA64324: Valves 0.25
AWWA64325: Services and Meters 0.25
AWWA64326: Pumps and Motors 0.25
AWWA64328: Recovering from Disaster: Hurricanes and Power Fa 0.5
AWWA64356: The Water Workforce Crisis 0.25
AWWA65068:Emergency Planning-Big Picture for Water Utilities 0.5
AWWA65105: Tapping Into SDWA:Opportunities and Challenges 0.25
AWWA65113: Public Affairs for Water Utilities 0.5
AWWA65121: Preparing for Water Main Breaks 0.25
AWWA65140: Safety First: Water Utility Security 0.25
AWWA65193: Elevated Water Storage Tanks: Safety and Security 0.25
AWWA65218: Routine Coliform Sampling for Water Utilities 0.25
AWWA65226: New Horizons: Critical Infrastructure Protection 0.5
AWWA65233: Security Risk Assessment for Water Utilities 2.5
AWWA65247: Water System Security-Video Field Guide 0.5
AWWA65251: Utility Perimeter Security 0.25
AWWA65255: Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control 0.25
AWWA65268: Water System Security-Bio Threat and Mitigation 0.25
AWWA65269: Water System Security-Distribution Sys Protection 0.5
AWWA65315: The Shrinking Workforce 3.5
Before You Begin...Cross Connections(*overlap with SS video) 0.25
ComputerCD Montana Water Ctr's Small Utility Board Training 3
EPA & the Weather Channel: After the Storm 0.25
EPA Arsenic Treatment Technology 1
EPA Virtual Water Treatment Plant Tour CD-ROM 0.25
Liquid Assets- The Story of our Water Infrastructure 1.5
Modern Marvels: Aqueducts - Man Made Rivers of Life 0.75
Modern Marvels: City Water 0.75
Modern Marvels: Plumbing: The Arteries of Civilization 0.75
Modern Marvels: Water 0.75
Sanitary Survey Inspection, Before You Begin 2.5
USC: Field Testing Backflow Preventers (with USC CCC Manual) 2.5
USC: Working Together for Safe Water 0.25
Water Infrastructure Successful Strategies for Local Leaders 0.25