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New Mexico Water Operator Continuing Education

The continuing education courses for water operators in New Mexico that are presented here on AYPO Tech are designed by experts to provide training that is practical, comprehensive, and insightful. Each course is approved by the state of New Mexico, and qualifies as continuing education units (CEUs) that can be used to fulfil your continuing education requirements in order to renew your certifications.

$299 TOP SELLER

30-Hour Package for Water Operators

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Save with our 30-Hour Package for Water Operators. This package includes the following courses:

  • Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)
  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
  • Piping Systems Part 1
  • Piping Systems Part 2
$165

NM 21 Hour CE Package

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A package of 21 CE Hours Includes: Surface Water (3 Hours), Source Water (2.5 Hours), Coagulation (3 Hours), Sedimentation (3 Hours), Disinfection (2.5 Hours), Corrosion (3 Hours), Oxidation (2 Hours), and Membrane Processes (2 Hours).

4.7 60 Reviews
$85

NM 10 Hour CE Package

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A 10 Hour CE Package Includes: Surface Water (3 Hours), Corrosion (3 Hours), Oxidation (2 Hours), and Membrane Processes (2 Hours).

4.6 40 Reviews
$59

NM 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.

$59

NM 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.

$59

NM 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.

$59

NM 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.

$59

NM 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.

$59

NM Maintaining Wastewater Equipment

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This course provides details on a variety of wastewater equipment, including pumping stations, screening equipment, grinding equipment, grit removal systems, sludge and scum collection apparatus, and flow measurement devices. For each piece of equipment, we will cover major parts, start-up, operation, shutdown, maintenance, and safety.

$59

NM Wastewater Treatment Processes

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This course provides an overview of wastewater treatment, including the physical separation of solids, chemical treatment processes, biological processes, and solids treatment and disposal.

$49

NM Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)

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This course equips electricians and other workers exposed to electrical hazards with knowledge needed to apply safety requirements from the NFPA 70E. We start by detailing the arrangement, scope, and purpose of the document, as well as define common terms. Then, we discuss securing an electrically safe work condition, lockout/tagout, energized work, grounding electrical equipment, arc flash and more. In summary, we clarify NFPA 70E safety practices used in the electrical industry. This course has no prerequisites.

$45

NM Water Distribution System Operation Overview - 4.5 Hours

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This course will fulfill 4.5 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.7 46 Reviews
$30

NM Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 Hours

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.5 4 Reviews
$30

NM Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 Hours

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.2 11 Reviews
$30

NM Meters Valves and Hydrants - 3 Hours

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

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

4.5 29 Reviews
$30

NM Sedimentation and Filtration - 3 Hours

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.0 4 Reviews
$30

NM Corrosion Control - 3 Hours

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.7 13 Reviews
$30

NM Pipelines - 3 Hours

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

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

4.5 19 Reviews
$25

NM Source Water Issues and Pretreatment - 2.5 Hours

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This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.9 9 Reviews
$25

NM Pumps and Motors - 2.5 Hours

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This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.7 20 Reviews
$25

NM Groundwater Wells - 2.5 Hours

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This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.6 22 Reviews
$25

NM Distribution System Water Quality Issues - 2.5 Hours

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This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.3 13 Reviews
$25

NM Disinfection - 2.5 Hours

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This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.6 16 Reviews
$20

NM Storage Tank Facilities - 2 Hours

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.6 30 Reviews
$20

NM Basic Electrical Concepts for Water - 2 Hours

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

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

4.7 18 Reviews
$20

NM Advanced Oxidation and UV Disinfection - 2 Hours

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.9 7 Reviews
$20

NM Membrane Processes - 2 Hours

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for New Mexico 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.

4.5 4 Reviews
$19

NM 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.

What are the CE requirements for New Mexico water operators?

New Mexico Water Operators are required to complete 5 – 30 continuing education hours for renewal, depending on license type.

1 completed hour of NMED-approved water operator training = 1 CE credit.

The CE requirements for a New Mexico Environment Department Water Operator certification are:

  • Water Sample Tech 1 (WST1) = 5 CEUs
  • Water Sample Tech 2 (WST2) = 10 CEUs
  • All Other Certificates Held Will Require 30 CEUs

An operator holding only WATER CERTIFICATION needs 10 CREDITS IN WATER. The remaining 20 credits can be in water, wastewater, or any ‘other’ approved category.

Licensees must complete their CE requirements every 3 years in order to renew. Renewals are done on a continuous basis according to the licensee's birthday.

Courses approved by New Mexico Environment Department.

Agency Requirements for licensure

New Mexico State Approval Letters

Carver, Nile, NMENV

To: contact@atyourpaceonline.com
Subject: State of New Mexico Training Credit submittal
 

Hello New Mexico Operators,      

For submission of certificates of completion from At Your Pace Online, (AYPO), please scan the document and email it as an attachment to the following address: uocp.certification@state.nm.us .  The courses provided from AYPO are APPROVED for Training Credits in New Mexico and can be applied towards the Renewal of your current certifications or when applying for a certification exam.

Nile Carver
Environmental Scientist Specialist
NMED‐Drinking Water Bureau
Utility Operator Certification Program
P.O. Box 5469
Santa Fe, N.M. 87502
Cell Phone: (505) 372‐8172
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