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Maine Water Operator Continuing Education

These continuing education courses provide high-quality training to water operators in Maine who are looking to renew their license. Our continuing education courses are approved by the State of Maine to count toward the number of Training Contact Hours (TCH) a water operator needs to qualify for renewal.

Some of our Maine Drinking Water courses give you the opportunity to earn IACET CEUs through our parent company Certus. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Certus offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. Once you complete the course, you will receive a certificate of completion, and we will report your hours to the state within 5 business days.

$162 TOP SELLER

ME 18-Hour Package for Class II Operators

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Save with this 18-hour package for Class II Operators in Maine. This package includes the following courses:

  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
  • Piping Systems Part 1
  • Piping Systems Part 2
  • Advanced Oxidation and UV Disinfection
  • Corrosion Control
  • Membrane Process
  • Fluid Mechanics

This package is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$108

ME 12-Hour Package for Class I Operators

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Save with this 12-hour package for Class I Operators in Maine. This package includes the following courses:

  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
  • Piping Systems Part 1
  • Piping Systems Part 2
  • Advanced Oxidation and UV Disinfection

This package is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$54

ME 6-Hour Package for VSWS Operators

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Save with this 6-hour package for VSWS operators in Maine. This package includes the following courses:

  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2

This package is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$30

ME Corrosion Control (3 Hrs)

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Maine 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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.6 28 Reviews
$30

ME Sedimentation and Filtration (3 Hrs)

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Maine 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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.7 9 Reviews
$30

ME Coagulation and Flocculation (3 Hrs)

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Maine 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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.7 10 Reviews
$30

ME Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations (3 Hrs)

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Maine 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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.5 17 Reviews
$27

Piping Systems: Part 1

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This course introduces operators to piping systems and familiarizes them with the larger components that make piping systems function, including metallic and nonmetallic piping, tubing, and hoses.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$27

Pumps: Part 2

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This course continues looking at additional pump types, including reciprocating pumps, metering pumps, and special purpose pumps. For each pump type, we will discuss internal parts, construction, and operation. We also discuss sealing devices, including packing and mechanical seals, bearings, lubrication, and installation.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$27

Pumps: Part 1

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This course introduces operators to pumping systems, hydraulics, basic pumping terminology, and pump curves. We will also look at a number of pump types, including end-suction centrifugal pumps, propeller pumps, turbine pumps, and rotary pumps. For each pump type, we will discuss internal parts, construction, and operation.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$27

Piping Systems: Part 2

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This course dives further into piping systems by discussing the smaller components that make piping systems function, including fittings, common and special valves, strainers, filters, traps, and accessories. Preventative and repair maintenance for these components are also discussed.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$27

Introduction to Water Technology

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This course introduces operators to the hydrologic cycle and its effects on the structure and functions of water and wastewater systems. From there, we discuss water collection, treatment, and distribution, as well as the physical, chemical, and biological properties of water.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$21

Fluid Mechanics

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This course explains how fluids behave, especially under pressure and in motion. This lesson is divided into two major parts. The first concerns fluids at rest and describes the properties fluids have when they are standing still. The second half treats the subject of fluids in motion.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$20

ME Membrane Processes (2 Hrs)

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Maine 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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.9 7 Reviews
$20

ME Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection (2 Hrs)

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Maine 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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.6 16 Reviews
$10

Maine Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators (1 Hr)

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This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Maine water operators.

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

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.2 18 Reviews

What are the continuing education requirements for Maine water operators?

DRINKING WATER

The continuing education requirements to renew a Maine water operator's license depends on the class of license held.

  • VSWS Operators - 6 Hours
  • Class I Operators - 12 Hours
  • Class II Operators - 18 Hours
  • Class III Operators - 24 Hours
  • Class IV Operators - 24 Hours

Approved training contact hours need to be completed every 2 years. Our state-approved online courses are designed to meet your renewal requirements.

Some of our Maine Drinking Water courses give you the opportunity to earn IACET CEUs through our parent company Certus. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Certus offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.

State Of Maine Drinking Water Operator License Renewal Deadlines

  • Your water operator license must be renewed by December 31, every two years. The renewal year depends on the year you were licensed.
Agency Requirements for licensure