12-week Operator School and 2- week Refresher Training 

The Indiana Section of the American Water Works Association, in cooperation with the Drinking Water Branch of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, is offering a water treatment and distribution operator training course this fall.  This 12-week Operator School is an excellent way for water professionals to expand their water distribution and water treatment knowledge, and for operators to prepare for IDEM’s water works operator certification exams.  The 2-week Refresher Training provides 12 hours of instruction for those who have attended Operator School in the past, but wish to refresh their knowledge prior to taking certification exams, and for licenses operators to obtain drinking water CEUs.

Operator School class locations and dates for 2017 are as follows (note: no classes will be held on Labor Day):

  • Evansville: August 8 – October 26; Tues & Thurs, 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Ft. Wayne: August 2 – October 25; Mon & Wed, 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Noblesville:  August 8 – October 26; Tues & Thurs, 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Jeffersonville: August 8 – October 26; Tues & Thurs, 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Mishawaka: August 1 – October 19; Tues & Thurs, 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Lowell:  August 7 – October 30; Mon & Wed, 6 pm to 9 pm

Refresher Courses will be the last 4 classes in each session.

Further information and a registration form can be found in the document below:

2017 Operator School Information

To register on-line, please follow the link below:

2017 Operator School On-Line Registration

One AWWA Operator Scholarship 

The One AWWA Operator Scholarship will be awarded to one individual in each of the five Indiana Section Districts.  The funds will be used to cover the cost of the Operator School class and the cost of the recommended books for each recipient.  Below is the link to the application for the 2017 scholarship:

One AWWA Operator Scholarship 2017 Application WaterEq

Applications for the One AWWA Operator Scholarship must be received by June 30, 2017.