Indiana Water Operator Continuing Education


The courses here at AYPO Tech provide valuable information that will help water operators in Indiana to be more effective and successful. The available courses are approved by the State to provide the hours of education water operators need to renew their licenses.

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What are the CE requirements for Indiana water operators?


To renew an Indiana water treatment plant or a water distribution system operator's certificate you must complete the required number of continuing education hours prior to renewal:

  • Grade WT 1 = 10 contact hours
  • Grade WT 2 = 15 contact hours
  • Grade WT 3 = 25 contact hours
  • Grade WT 4-6 = 30 contact hours

At least 70% of the contact hours must be from the Technical category. All AYPOTech's courses listed below are approved as Technical and can help you renew your certificate(s).

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IN 30 Hour CE Package

30 Hour Course $ 275.00

This 30 Hour CE Package is built for water operators with grades WT 4, WT 5 or WT 6. This package includes: Surface Water, Source Water, Disinfection, Corrosion, Membrane, Water Distribution Overview, Pipelines, Meters, Storage Tank, Wells and Water Distribution Quality.


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IN 25 Hour CE Package

25 Hour Course $ 225.00

This 25 Hour CE Package is built for grade 3 water operators. This package includes: Surface Water, Source Water, Disinfection, Corrosion, Membrane, Pipelines, Meters, Storage Tank, Wells and Water Distribution Quality.

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IN 21 CE Hour Package

21 Hour Course $ 190.00

This course will fulfill 21 hours for Indiana Water Operators. This 21 hour package includes: Surface Water Treatment Plant Operators (3), Source Water Issues & Pretreatment (2.5), Sedimentation & Filtration (3), Coagulation & Flocculation (3), Disinfection (2.5), Corrosion Control (3), Adv. Oxidation & UV Disinfection (2) and Membrane Processes (2).


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IN 15 Hour CE Package

15 Hour Course $ 140.00

This 15 hour package is built for Grade WT 2 operators. The package includes: Surface Water Treatment Plant Operators (3), Source Water Issues & Pretreatment (2.5), Coagulation & Flocculation (3), Disinfection (2.5), Adv. Oxidation & UV Disinfection (2) and Membrane Processes (2).

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IN 10 Hour CE Package

10 Hour Course $ 95.00

This 10 hour package is built for Grade WT 1 operators. The package includes: Surface Water Treatment Plant Operators (3), Corrosion Control (3), Adv. Oxidation & UV Disinfection (2) and Membrane Processes (2).

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IN Water Distribution System Operation Overview (4.5 Hrs)

4.5 Hour Course $ 45.00

This course will fulfill 4.5 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

This course will provide an overview of water distribution system operation. You will learn the basics of the entire water distribution system as we cover topics such as pipeline operations, pumps and motors, meters, valves and hydrants, SCADA systems, and much more.

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IN Corrosion Control (3 Hrs)

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

In our Corrosion Control course you will learn about the effects of corrosion on a water distribution system, the effects of contamination due to corrosion, and corrosion mitigation techniques.

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IN Meters Valves and Hydrants (3 Hrs)

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

Discover how meters, valves and hydrants play vital roles in the delivery of safe drinking water to the public.

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IN Pipelines (3 Hrs)

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

In our Pipelines course, students will discover the many important factors of operating, installing or maintaining a water distribution pipeline system.


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IN Coagulation and Flocculation (3 Hrs)

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

Coagulation refers to the process of using chemicals that collect contaminants in water, creating larger particles that are easier to remove. Flocculation is the process of mixing these chemicals in the water to ensure higher rate of contact between coagulants and contaminates. In this course, we'll delve into the details of this fascinating water treatment process.


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IN Sedimentation and Filtration (3 Hrs)

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

Our Sedimentation and Filtration course focuses on the role that particle removal plays in the surface water treatment process and how necessary it is in producing safe drinking water that meets EPA standards.


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IN Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations (3 Hrs)

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

This course will provide an overview of surface water treatment plant operations. You will learn about surface water treatment regulations, and the basics of treatment processes, coagulation and flocculation, filtration, disinfection, corrosion control, and much more.


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IN Disinfection (2.5 Hrs)

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

Our Disinfection course focuses on the critical role that pathogen destruction and inactivation plays in the surface water treatment process and how necessary it is in producing safe drinking water that meets EPA standards.

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IN Source Water Issues and PreTreatment (2.5 Hrs)

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

Whether your water comes from a lake, stream or groundwater basin, understanding your source is the first step in providing safe drinking water. This course outlines the various source water types and the important role they play.

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IN Pumps and Motors (2.5 Hrs)

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

Pumps and Motors is a course that details the types, components of and the proper maintenance steps for water pumps and the motors that drive them.

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IN Groundwater Wells (2.5 Hrs)

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

Our Groundwater Wells course is designed to introduce and cover the basic components and operation of groundwater wells along with the fundamentals of maintaining safe drinking water from this types of water source.

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IN Distribution System Water Quality Issues (2.5 Hrs)

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

AYPO's Distribution System Water Quality Issues course will introduce to water operators the many issues that must be present in order to achieve and maintain a safe and high-quality water supply in a distribution system.


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IN Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection (2 Hrs)

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

Our Advanced Oxidation and UV Disinfection course will introduce water treatment and distribution operators to the operation, uses, and types of advanced oxidation and UV processes including ozonation and ultraviolet treatment.

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IN Storage Tank Facilities (2 Hrs)

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

AYPO's Storage Tank Facilities course focuses on the types of storage facilities, functions of and maintenance of the tanks that store water for efficient delivery to the public.


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IN Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators (2 Hrs)

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

This course is intended to provide water operators with information on basic electrical concepts they will need in their career.


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IN Membrane Processes (2 Hrs)

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Indiana water operators.

A membrane is a sheet of natural or synthetic material that is partially permeable to substances in solution. Membranes are used in various methods of water treatment. Students who take our Membrane Processes course will learn the uses and types of membrane processes including reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, and electrodialysis reversal.

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Indiana State Approval Letters

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

We Protect Hoosiers and Our Environment.

100 N. Senate Avenue • Indianapolis, IN 46204

(800) 451-6027 • (317) 232-8603 • www.idem.IN.gov

Eric J. Holcomb Bruno Pigott Governor Commissioner

WATER WORKS OPERATOR CERTIFICATION (INDIANA) CONTINUING EDUCATION TRAINING COURSE APPROVAL NOTICE

66-34

David Modica

AYPO

531 NE F Street

Grants Pass, Oregon 97526

 

PWST17-6232                         July 28, 2017                                Ten (10) Technical

CE Approval Number                Date Issued              Contact Hours

 

PWST17-6233                         July 28, 2017                                Fifteen (15) Technical

CE Approval Number                Date Issued              Contact Hours

 

PWST17-6234                         July 28, 2017                                Twenty-one (21) Technical

CE Approval Number                Date Issued              Contact Hours

 

PWST17-6231                         July 28, 2017                                Twenty-five (25) Technical

CE Approval Number                Date Issued              Contact Hours

 

PWST17-6235                         July 28, 2017                                Thirty (30) Technical

CE Approval Number                Date Issued              Contact Hours

 

PWST17-6343                         October 4, 2017                                Two (2) General

CE Approval Number                Date Issued              Contact Hours

 

You are hereby notified that the Drinking Water Branch, Office of Water Quality, has approved ten (10) technical contact hours for the “IN 10 Hour CE Package”, fifteen (15) technical contact hours for the “IN 15 Hour CE Package”, twenty-one (21) technical contact hours for the “IN 21 Hour CE Package”, twenty-five (25) technical contact hours for the “IN 25 Hour CE Package”, thirty (30) technical contact hours for the “IN 30 Hour CE Package”, and two (2) technical contact hours for the “Basic Electrical for Water Operators” that will be given on various dates 2017-2019. This Indiana drinking water approval number should be used by all individuals seeking Indiana drinking water continuing education credits for this training. Please insure that all fields marked as “required” on the credit report, including the date(s) or the date range(s) of attendance, are generated by your organization’s attendance tracking methods.

 

In accordance with 327 IAC 8-12-7.6 (a)(b)(c): All training providers must maintain records on: the date of the training, the names of all individuals attending the training session, length of the session, the instructor's name, the program content, and the organization sponsoring the training. These records shall be maintained for a five (5) year period. Training providers must submit a record of individuals attending courses within thirty (30) days of conclusion of the course. These records shall be maintained for a five (5) year period. The form for submitting proof of attendance will be supplied by the Commissioner. The form will contain the following: 1) name of course; 2) name of individual attending course; and, 3) date of course.

 

Any change in instructor or course presentation will require reevaluation.

 

Please complete the enclosed Continuing Education Credit Report Form for any Indiana drinking water operators requesting continuing education credit for this course. This form must be signed or initialed by the instructor/training provider. Submit these forms and a copy of the attendance roster to: Indiana Department of Environmental Management, OWQ Drinking Water Branch, Mail Code 66-34 Attn: Angela Bottom,100 N. Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2251 within thirty (30) days of completion of the approved course.

 

If you wish to challenge this action, you must file a Petition for Administrative Review with the Office of Environmental Adjudication (OEA), and serve a copy of the petition upon IDEM. The requirements for filing a Petition for Administrative Review are found in IC 4-21.5-3-7 and 315 IAC 1-3-2. A summary of the requirements of these laws is provided below.

 

A Petition for Administrative Review must be filed with the Office of Environmental Adjudication (OEA) within fifteen (15) days of the issuance this notice (eighteen (18) days if you received this notice by U.S. Mail), and a copy must be served upon IDEM. Addresses are:

 

Director

Office of Environmental Adjudication

Indiana Government Center North

Room N103

100 North Senate Avenue

Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

 

Commissioner

Indiana Department of Environmental Management

Indiana Government Center North

Room 1301

100 North Senate Avenue

Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

 

The petition must contain the following information:

1. The name, address and telephone number of each petitioner.

2. An identification of each petitioner’s interest in the subject of the petition.

3. A statement of facts demonstrating that each petitioner is:

a. a person to whom the order is directed;

b. aggrieved or adversely affected by the determination; or

c. entitled to administrative review under any law.

4. The reasons for the request for administrative review.

5. The particular legal issues proposed for review.

6. The facts, terms or conditions of the action for which the petitioner requests review.

7. The identity of any persons represented by the petitioner.

8. The identity of the person against whom administrative review is sought.

9. A copy of the action that is the basis of the petition.

10. A statement identifying petitioner’s attorney or other representative, if any.

 

Failure to meet the requirements of the law with respect to a Petition for Administrative Review may result in a waiver of your right to seek administrative review. Examples are:

1. Failure to file a Petition by the applicable deadline;

2. Failure to serve a copy of the Petition upon IDEM when it is filed; or

3. Failure to include the information required by law.

 

If you seek to have an action stayed during the administrative review, you may need to file a Petition for a Stay of Effectiveness. The specific requirements for such a Petition can be found in 315 IAC 1-3-2 and 315 IAC 1-3-2.1.

 

Pursuant to IC 4-21.5-3-17, OEA will provide all parties with notice of any pre-hearing conferences, preliminary hearings, hearings, stays, or orders disposing of the review of this action. If you are entitled to notice under IC 4-21.5-3-5(b) and would like to obtain notices of any pre- hearing conferences, preliminary hearings, hearings, stays, or orders disposing of the review of this action without intervening in the proceeding you must submit a written request to OEA at the address above.

 

If you have procedural or scheduling questions regarding your Petition for Administrative Review you may contact the Office of Environmental Adjudication at (317) 233-0850 or see OEA’s website at http://www.in.gov/oea.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Angela Bottom of my staff, at 317/234-7428.

 

Sincerely,

Liz Melvin, Section Chief

Capacity, Certification & Permits Section

Drinking Water Branch

 

Office of Water Quality LM/AMB Enclosure