Operator Certification: Utah Division of Drinking Water

Fee Changes for Operator Certification and Cross Connection Certification

The Utah Division of Drinking Water’s fees for the Operator Certification and Cross Connection Control Certification programs are changing. Changes will go into effect on July 1, 2023, in order to comply with legislative requirements.

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Public Water Systems may be required to have a certified Direct Responsible Charge Operator at a certain grade level depending on the system’s classification, population, and complexity. Certified operators help improve compliance with regulations, minimize public health concerns, and maximize the performance of the system.

Water Operators protect water sources, monitor water usage, treat the water, monitor water quality, distribute the water, maintain the water system, and oversee the daily operations of public water systems.

Become Certified

Apply for an exam, find study help, browse our lending library, and check exam dates.

Certification Renewal

Maintain your certification. Information about Certified Operator responsibilities, including renewal process, CEU requirements, updating employer, and updating contact information.

Continuing Education Units

Get info about CEUs. Check your CEU credits, submit CEUs for approval, and find online CEU courses.

Forms and Fees

Find forms and pay fees. All forms and fees concerning water operator certification.


Browse training options. Find local trainings, videos, webinars, and study materials for operators.

Tools & Resources

Discover tools for water operators. Water calculator Apps, spreadsheet calculators, water system reports, and math formulas for operators.

Commission & Rules

Learn about the program. Details about the Operator Certification Commission, rules, and policies.

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Dawnie Jacobo (DDWOpCert@utah.gov): (385) 272-5038