Preparing for your exam


The following tables list appropriate study materials for each exam – for Drinking Water and Wastewater.

All ‘need-to-know’ documents are available at no cost and can be accessed via the links below. Study guides and manuals relevant to each exam are also listed, with information on how to order them. The study guides and manuals provide a broad overview to the subjects covered on exams.

The resources are to help operators prepare for exams. They are not intended to replace the appropriate training and experience an operator should have. These resources may not completely cover all exam subject areas.

For additional information about ordering study materials, please contact OWWCO at info@owwco.ca o. r 416-231-2100 (toll free: 1-877-231-2122).

Drinking Water
Exam Free on-line need-to- know exam guides Study guides for purchase How to order guides/manuals
OIT Water Treatment n/a Operator-in-Training Study Guide

Mathematics for Water and Wastewater Operators

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Water Distribution n/a Operator-in-Training Study Guide

Mathematics for Water and Wastewater Operators

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Class I Water Treatment Water Treatment Need-to-Know Operator Certification Study Guide (AWWA)

Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level 1 (Vol. A & B)

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Water Distribution Water Distribution Need-to-Know Operator Certification Study Guide
(AWWA)Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level 1 (Vol. A & B)
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Water Distribution and Supply Water Distribution and Supply Need-to-Know Operator Certification Study Guide
(AWWA)Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level 1 (Vol. A & B)
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Class II Water Treatment Water Treatment Need-to-Know Operator Certification Study Guide
(AWWA)Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level 1 (Vol. A & B)Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level II (Vol. A & B)
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Water Distribution Water Distribution Need-to-Know Operator Certification Study Guide (AWWA)

Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level 1 (Vol. A & B)

Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level II (Vol. A & B)

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Water Distribution and Supply Water Distribution and Supply Need-to-Know Operator Certification Study Guide (AWWA)

Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level 1 (Vol. A & B)

Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level II (Vol. A & B)

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Class III Water Treatment Water Treatment Need-to-Know Operator Certification Study Guide (AWWA) Order Form
Water Treatment Plant Operation (Vol. 1 & 2) California State University 1-916-278-6142

http://www.owp.csus.edu/courses/drinking-water.phpwater.php

Water Distribution Water Distribution Need-to-Know Operator Certification Study Guide (AWWA) Order Form
Water Distribution System Operation & Maintenance California State University 1-916-278-6142

http://www.owp.csus.edu/courses/drinking-water.php

Water Distribution and Supply Water Distribution and Supply Need-to-Know Operator Certification Study Guide (AWWA) Order Form
Water Distribution System Operation & Maintenance California State University 1-916-278-6142

http://www.owp.csus.edu/courses/drinking-water.php

Class IV Water Treatment Water Treatment Need-to-Know Operator Certification Study Guide (AWWA) Order Form
Water Treatment Plant Operation (Vol. 1 & 2) California State University 1-916-278-6142

http://www.owp.csus.edu/courses/drinking-water.php

Water Distribution Water Distribution Need-to-Know Operator Certification Study Guide (AWWA) Order Form
Water Distribution System Operation & Maintenance California State University 1-916-278-6142

http://www.owp.csus.edu/courses/drinking-water.php

Water Distribution and Supply Water Distribution and Supply Need-to-Know Operator Certification Study Guide (AWWA) Order Form
Water Distribution System Operation & Maintenance California State University 1-916-278-6142

http://www.owp.csus.edu/courses/drinking-water.php

Limited System Limited Surface Water Limited Water Subsystem Exam Need-to-Know n/a n/a
Limited Groundwater Limited Water Subsystem Exam Need-to-Know n/a n/a
Water Quality Analyst Water Quality Analyst Water Quality Analyst Exam Need-to-Know Water Quality – Principles and Practices of Water Supply Operations American Water Works Assn.
1-800-926-7337
Standard Methods for the Examination of Water & Wastewater, 22nd Edition Water Environment Federation
1-800-666-0206 or www.e-wef.org
Water Treatment Plant Operation (Vol. 1 & 2) California State University 1-916-278-6142

http://www.owp.csus.edu/courses/drinking-water.php

 

 

Wastewater
Exam Free on-line need-to-know exam guides Study guides for purchase How to order guides/manuals
OIT Wastewater Treatment n/a Operator-in-Training Study Guide Mathematics for Water and Wastewater Operators Order Form
Wastewater Collection n/a Operator-in-Training Study Guide
Mathematics for Water and Wastewater Operators
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Class I Wastewater Treatment Wastewater Treatment Need-to-Know Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level 1 (Vol. A & B)
Certification Study Guide for Wastewater Treatment Personnel (AWWA)
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Wastewater Collection Wastewater Collection Need-to-Know Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level 1 (Vol. A & B)
Certification Study Guide for Wastewater Collection Systems Personnel (AWWA)
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Class II Wastewater Treatment Wastewater Treatment Need-to-Know Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level 1 (Vol. A & B)
Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level II (Vol. A & B)
Certification Study Guide for Wastewater Treatment Personnel (AWWA)
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Wastewater Collection Wastewater Collection Need-to-Know Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level 1 (Vol. A & B)
Alberta Water & Wastewater Operations Manual Level II (Vol. A & B)
Certification Study Guide for Wastewater Collection Systems Personnel (AWWA)
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Class III Wastewater Treatment Wastewater Treatment
Need-to-Know
Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants (Vol. 1 & 2) California State University 1-916-278-6142
http://www.owp.csus.edu/courses/wastewater.php
Certification Study Guide for Wastewater Treatment Personnel (AWWA) Order Form
Wastewater Collection Wastewater Collection Need-to-Know Operation and Maintenance of Wastewater Collection Systems (Vol. 1 & 2) California State University 1-916-278-6142
http://www.owp.csus.edu/courses/wastewater.php
Certification Study Guide for Wastewater Collection Systems Personnel (AWWA) Order Form
Class IV Wastewater Treatment Wastewater Treatment Need-to-Know Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants (Vol. 1 & 2)
Advanced Waste Treatment
California State University 1-916-278-6142
http://www.owp.csus.edu/courses/wastewater.php
Certification Study Guide for Wastewater Treatment Personnel (AWWA) Order Form
Wastewater Collection Wastewater Collection Need-to-Know Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants (Vol. 1 & 2)
Advanced Waste Treatment
California State University 1-916-278-6142
http://www.owp.csus.edu/courses/wastewater.php
Certification Study Guide for Wastewater Collection Systems Personnel (AWWA) Order Form

 

With the exception of the following Need-to-Know guides, study materials are only available in English.