Water and wastewater professionals play a critical role in the success of Missouri communities. They perform the daily operational activities of the system and protect public health by providing an adequate supply of drinking water to their customers and ensuring wastewater treatment facilities are discharging water in an environmental safe manner to Missouri's rivers, lakes and streams. They often work behind the scenes during difficult times like drought, flooding, ice storms and other extreme weather events to ensure continuity of services to customers.
An operator certification program training and testing so that operators of drinking water, wastewater treatment and concentrated animal feeding operations possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to maintain certification and stay current with new regulations and emerging technologies. Through these efforts, consumers can be confident their water is safe to drink. Whether you are new to the industry or a veteran operator, the information below can answer many of your questions.