Operator Basics: Ground Water Systems

Location: Online: Self-Paced

Tuition: $0.00

This course will provide water operators with a basic knowledge of public water supply systems. Operators will understand the definition of a public water supply system and know the basic criteria by which such systems are classified. They will understand what is required of operators and/or managers of public water supply systems in order to keep their skills up-to-date and ensure that public health is protected.

Key Concepts:
1) Understand the purpose of public water supply systems,
2) Identify types of public water supply systems, and
3) Gain basic knowledge about operator certification and continuing education.

Operator Basics: Ground Water Systems is an update of the Operator Basics program that was initially released by the Montana Water Center in 2005. This program contains selections from the same information as Operator Basics, with content that has been reviewed and updated to match current standards and regulations.

This course is brought to you by the Montana Water Center in partnership with Academic Technology and Outreach of MSU and funded by EPSCoR.

Fee:   $0.00

Online: Self-Paced

This online class is self-paced. You will receive an automated email from MSU Outreach with login instructions for the Brightspace (D2L) learning management system. Registrations are processed each day. If you do not receive email, within 24 hours please email outreachadmin@montana.edu

The primary audience is small systems water operators, yet information on water systems and groundwater can benefit a wide variety of professionals, such as local and state level policy makers and planners, educators, construction managers, landowners, natural resource managers, real estate professionals, and others.

Individuals may take a final quiz and attain a certificate of completion for this course. A score of 70% must be achieved to earn the certificate. We cannot guarantee that the certificate will be accepted for CEUs. However, we are able to vouch for the content, accuracy and relevance of these resources should individuals desire to apply for CEUs, in their own state, using these resources. We strongly recommend investigating this potential with your state's certifying organization before beginning this program.

For information about refunds, cancellations, minimum enrollments and more, see the Course Administration and Procedures page.


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