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 and qualifies as continuing education units (CEUs) that can be used to fulfil the requirements that must be met in order to be permitted to renew a water operator certificate.

What are the continuing education requirements for New Mexico water operators?


The CE requirments for a New Mexico Enviroment Department water operator certification are:

  • Water Sample Tech 1 - 5 Hours of Training Credits
  • Water Sample Tech 2 - 10 Hours of Training Credits
  • All Other Certificates Held Will Require 30 Hours of Training Credits to Renew

You may choose the best package and combination of on-line courses below to reach the CE requirement for your specific water operator treatment and/or distribution certification.


NM 21 Hour CE Package

21 Hour Course $ 165.00

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


Packages

NM 10 Hour CE Package

10 Hour Course $ 85.00

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


Distribution

NM 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 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.


Treatment

NM Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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.


Distribution

NM Pipelines (3 Hrs)

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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.


Treatment

NM Sedimentation and Filtration - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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.


Treatment

NM Corrosion Control - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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.


Distribution

NM Meters Valves and Hydrants (3 Hrs)

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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.


Treatment

NM Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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.


Distribution

NM Pumps and Motors (2.5 Hrs)

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

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.


Treatment

NM Source Water Issues and Pretreatment - 2.5 Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

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.


Treatment

NM Disinfection - 2.5 Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

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.


Distribution

NM 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 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.


Distribution

NM Groundwater Wells (2.5 Hrs)

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

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.


Distribution

NM Basic Electrical Concepts for Water (2 Hrs)

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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.


Treatment

NM Advanced Oxidation and UV Disinfection - 2 Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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.


Treatment

NM Membrane Processes - 2 Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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.


Distribution

NM Storage Tank Facilities (2 Hrs)

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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.