Operator Certification: Utah Division of Drinking Water

Water systems provide safe drinking water to residents across the state. It takes Certified Water Operators to run the water systems, and the State of Utah oversees this certification program.

The Water Operator exam certifies those who can demonstrate competency to protect the public health through proficient operation of waterworks facilities.

Fee Change Coming January 1, 2019

Operator Certification and Cross Connection Certification fees are changing. See the new fees here.

Become Certified

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


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.

Other Information

Water Operator Job Listings

Keep your information up-to-date

Update your contact info and employment info by emailing DDWOpCert@utah.gov.


Contact Info

Dawnie Jacobo
(801) 536-4217