Training for Water Professionals

Operator Basics 2005 Training Series


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Updated and Expanded:

  • Operator contact resources
  • 500 Math problems for wastewater and drinking water calculations
  • 500 Practice quiz questions
  • Glossary with added clickable terms from the reading
  • Glossary Games - Fun ways to learn terminology
New Additions:
  • Surface and Ground Water Systems course
  • Wastewater Lagoon Systems course
  • Water Explorations showcase - video tours of common system configurations
  • Free access to print and copy content

Math Practice
Sharpen math skills with 500 animated water-related problems that provide fun feedback and step-by-step solutions.


Exam Prep
500 quiz questions to help you prepare for operator certification.


Find useful operator contacts for your state and EPA region.


Glossary Games
Fun ways to learn terminology, including flash cards and a hangman-style word game.


Casino Games
Take a break from course work and reward yourself by using your activity points, gained by completing sections, in the casino.


PLEASE NOTE: Operator Basics 2003 has been withdrawn and is no longer supported.
All the material it included - and much more - is available in Operator Basics 2005.

CEC Information

Operator Basics 2005 contains three courses and a "Water Exploration" showcase. Each course is designed to prepare operators of small public water systems for certification.

The above graphic shows professional education credit recommendations from Montana Water Center. However, your state certification officer is the final authority on this decision. Please check with your state certification officer before beginning this program to verify the requirements in your state. Read our FAQ page for more information.


Certification agencies interested in evaluating Operator Basics 2005 for continuing education credit, click here.

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Minimum Requirements
NOTE: This product was developed to run on Windows XP. It is reported to run on Windows Vista. However, it is not known if this product is Windows 7 compatible. We'd like to hear any Windows 7 reports you may have. Let us know!
  • CD-ROM Drive
  • 1 GHz Processor
  • 800x600 16-Bit Color display
  • 256 MB RAM
  • Macintosh:
  • G4 Processor
  • Audio:
  • This product contains content with sound and narration.
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    Product #DWCDTR18
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    United States by the National
    Environmental Service Center

    Phone: (800) 624-8301 or (304) 293-4191

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