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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
$85

NM 10-Hour Package for WST2 Operators

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Save with our 10-Hour Package for Water Sample Tech 2 Water Operators. This package includes the following courses:

  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
$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.

$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 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 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 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 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 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.

$49

NM Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2024) Part 1

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This course provides a detailed introduction to the 2024 NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace publication. New Mexico water operators will learn about PPE requirements, equipment troubleshooting methods, the electrical safety program, training requirements, and more.

$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.

$49

NM Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2024) Part 2

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Continue learning about the NFPA 2024 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace publication with this course. New Mexico water operators will learn about lots of different topics including fuse types, hazards associated with electrolytic cells, battery room safety, and more.

$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.

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$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.

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$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.

Courses approved by New Mexico Environment Department.

State Of New Mexico Water Operator License Renewal Deadlines

  • Your license renewal must be completed by the last day of your birth month, every three years. If you were born on September 16, your renewal must be completed by September 30.
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