Ontario Regulation for the Certification of Drinking Water Operators and Water Quality Analyst (O. Reg. 128/04) requires drinking water operators and water quality analysts to take a mandatory Ministry developed training course as a condition of certificate renewal.
Today, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change released the Minister’s Annual Report on Drinking Water 2017.
Changes to certification requirements for Drinking Water Operator-in-Training (OIT) Certification are now in effect. These changes are intended to streamline the OIT certification process.
Download and read the latest Operator Certification Bulletin, the Drinking Water and Wastewater Operator Certification News.
New dynamic fillable PDF forms were introduced on July 1, 2016. As of February 1st, 2017 OWWCO will no longer be accepting applications submitted on older versions of application forms.
On July 1, 2017, changes to certification requirements for Drinking Water Operator-in-Training (OIT) Certification will take effect. These changes are intended to streamline the OIT certification process.
Sent on behalf of Susan Lo, Ontario’s Chief Drinking Water Inspector
Please be advised that today the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks released the Chief Drinking Water Inspector’s Annual Report 2015-2016. It is available online at ontario.ca/drinkingwater.
The Chief Drinking Water Inspector’s Annual Report provides an update on the provincial drinking water story during 2015-16 and includes high level information on the performance of Ontario’s drinking water systems and licensed and eligible laboratories.
The report shows that Ontario’s drinking water continues to be of high quality and is well protected. These findings are supported by our drinking water quality and inspection results which is available on the Open Data Catalogue. The ministry and its partners are working together to ensure that Ontario’s drinking water continues to remain among the best protected in the world.
ORIGINAL SIGNED BY THE CHIEF DRINKING WATER INSPECTOR
Effective July 1, 2016, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has introduced new forms for the Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program.
Some applications will no longer be eligible for refunds. For details, please read the following article at https://owwco.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/OCB-Spring-2016_FINAL.pdf.