Iowa Water Operator Continuing Education


Our Iowa state approved continuing education courses give water operators critical knowledge on a number of topics ranging from pipeline installation to disinfection of water. In addition, these courses will help water operators and wastewater operators complete the required number of continuing education units (CEUs).

What are the requirements to renew a Iowa water operator certificate?

Iowa Water Operators are required to complete 10 - 20 contact hours (1 - 2 CEUs) for renewal every two years.

  • License Renewal Deadline: June 30th, every odd year.
  • Grades A, I & II = 1 CEU or 10 contact hours
  • Grades III & IV = 2 CEUs or 20 contact hours


Courses accepted by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.