Welcome to the website for the Ontario Water Wastewater Certification Office. Explore our site to learn about operator licencing and certification under Ontario Regulations 128/04, 129/04, and 170/03.

Careers in Water and Wastewater

Water and wastewater operators serve their communities by protecting public health and the natural environment. For information on the type of careers you can expect in the water/wastewater industry, go to https://owwco.ca/careers-in-water-and-wastewater.


►  Please see message from the Chief Drinking Water Inspector – Enhanced Measures to Ensure Continuity of Operations for Ontario’s Water Systems dated March 24, 2020

►  Temporary Emergency order to provide blanket regulatory relief for drinking water and wastewater system owners and operating authorities, including temporary certificate and licence extensions –  Link to O. Reg. 75/20 made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protections Act on eLaws: https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r20075

WCWC New Course Listing
Click here for WCWC Course Listing.

Operator Certification Bulletin
Download and read the latest Operator Certification Bulletin, the Drinking Water and Wastewater Operator Certification News by clicking HERE.

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Operator Certification Working Group (OCWG)
The OCWG provides expertise to the Ministry on matters related to the water and wastewater operator certification program.

For recent meeting highlights, please go to https://owwco.ca/operator-certification-working-group-ocwg-meeting-highlights.

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