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State Exam Information | California Distribution Operator Certification

Here’s some helpful info regarding the exam for anyone seeking Water Distribution Operator Certification in the state of California.

For study planning and making sure you don’t miss a deadline, please refer to the California Distribution Exam Schedule.

When you have decided what exam you will take, fill out the Application and get it in the mail by the deadline.

After you apply, it’s just a matter of studying and preparing to pass. If you are wondering what will be on the exam, look at the published Expected Range of Knowledge for the water distribution exam.  Our Free How To Prepare To Pass your Certification Exam will offer some helpful tips and just takes a minute to set up.

We recommend starting your studies at least three months before your exam. Our Exam Review Courses are grade specific, and include everything you need to pass your exam the first time. You might also be able to find classroom training put on by other organizations in your area if you would prefer attending a class. However you choose to prepare, it’s a good idea to be familiar the math concepts that you will see on the exam.


For questions about requirements for the exam, and other distribution operator certification questions, please reference the info below or visit the State Page:

Water Distribution – Exam Requirements:

(916) 449-5611 and (916) 449-5620



Water Distribution – Certification Requirements:

David Maurer (916) 449-5628