Water Utility Safety (1132)


This course (code 1132) is approved by the TCEQ for 20 hours of training as a “Core Course” and for “Continuing Education”. This course can only be taken once each license renewal cycle to qualify for continuing education credit.


The Water Utility Safety course is intended to provide the necessary training for Texas Water and Wastewater System Operators to safely operate. Topics covered will help the operator to safely operate equipment and handle chemicals during the normal course of his or her job. The importance of water system operators cannot be overstated as they work daily to protect the public’s health by providing clean and safe drinking water to the people of Texas. It is the highly skilled work of water system operators that ensures that the water systems of Texas are well maintained to provide safe drinking water for years into the future.

The curriculum guidance issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) in December of 2013 has been followed to ensure this training meets the TCEQ training uniformity standards.

The entirety of this course covers all subject areas listed in the curriculum development guidance issued by the TCEQ for the course Water Utility Safety.


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