WelcomeWelcome 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 WastewaterWater 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.
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► Operator Workforce Matching Portal FAQs
► Guidance Update – Temporary Certificate Renewals for Drinking Water Operators and Water Quality Analysts
► Operator certification and licensing program changes under the amended emergency order for drinking water system and sewage works
► Link to the Emergency Order CDWI Notification to Stakeholders
► 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
► Link to the amended O. Reg. 75/20 made under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act on eLaws: https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/200075
WCWC New Course Listing
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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.
|City||Exam Date||Location||Application Deadline|
|Chatham||01/20/2020||John D Bradley Convention Centre||12/21/2020|
|GTA West||02/03/2021||Best Western Plus Toronto Airport Hotel||01/04/2021|
|GTA West||02/04/2021||Best Western Plus Toronto Airport Hotel||01/04/2021|
|GTA East||02/09/2021||Evolving Space||01/11/2021|
|Sudbury||02/10/2021||Quality Inn Sudbury||01/11/2021|
|St. Catharines||02/16/2021||Holiday Inn and Suites Parkway Conference Centre||01/18/2021|
|GTA West||02/17/2021||Best Western Plus Toronto Airport Hotel||01/18/2021|