Water and Wastewater Training
The ARWA is the leading water and wastewater training organization in Alabama.
Operator Certification Exam Prep Courses
We provide water and wastewater operator certification test preparation schools in many locations to fulfill utility needs. We employ many water and wastewater contract instructors who are qualified to conduct these classes which cover all Water and Wastewater Grades.
Certification Schools are held for 30, 60, and 90 hours of study, depending upon the Certification Level. You can read more information in the Certification Training section of the website.
Go to the Certification Section at alruralwater.com/certification
Continuing Education Courses for CEHs
Continuing Education Training, needed to maintain certification as well as the learn valuable skills, is offered Statewide through the Association.
Registration for classes opens 3-6 weeks before the class date at which time you will be able to register online, by mail or by fax. The Training Calendar is updated as new classes approach so check back.
Go to the Training Calendar at alruralwater.com/ceh
Training sessions are designed to:
- Provide information on specific subjects of interest
- Inform Board Members and Decision Makers of their responsibilities and sources of help
- Assist the Alabama Department of Environmental Management with current regulation updates
- Provide the latest information and technology available to assist water and wastewater operations
- Help prepare operators for certification by conducting schools for both water and wastewater
- Member of the Alabama Operator Training Advisory Committee
A Trenching/Shoring Safety & CPR Basics Training Session held in Alexander City is an example of our CEH training program. Twenty two water systems were present represented by 52 attendees. A total of 7.5 continuing education hours were offered to assist with operator certification renewals.
If you need training or assistance that you don't see listed, complete our Training Survey. We want to assist you.
Online Training for CEHs
ARWA/SunCoast Online CEH Partnership
SunCoast Learning provides quality online training, written FOR water and wastewater professionals BY water and wastewater professionals. Learn more in the CEH Training section for Online Continuing Education Training.
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ARWA's 45th Annual Technical Training Conference
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March 19-22, 2023
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Joint Technical Training Conference
Thanks to Everyone
See you next year in Orange Beach!
May 23 - 25, 2023
Training offered Statewide
Open for Registration
Operator Certification Classes
Water I-II | Feb 21st, 2023
WW I-II | Feb 22nd, 2023
Water III-IV | April 11th, 2023
WW III-IV | April 12th, 2023
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in our new training section at
Utility Management Certification
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On-site CEH Training
Water Loss Protection
The ARWA/NRWA ServLine Program protects your utility against losses from customers’ water leaks, and provides the opportunity for them to add service line repair replacement protection.
Pay any ARWA invoice online.
Alabama Rural Water Association is a non-profit organization representing water and wastewater systems serving rural communities and towns and commercial firms which support these systems.
We provide assistance to comply with State and Federal regulations, to help with management and operational problems, and to stimulate training initiatives.
GET IN TOUCHAlabama Rural Water Association
2576 Bell Road
Montgomery AL 36117
Phone: (334) 396-5511
Fax: (334) 396-7090