CA-NV AWWA Certifications

A CA-NV AWWA Water Education Seminar.
A CA-NV AWWA Water Education Seminar.

The California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association is dedicated to providing safe and reliable drinking water. Our passion is to support the drinking water professionals who provide water to millions of people throughout California and Nevada.

CA-NV AWWA offers six certification programs for drinking water professionals.

Certification Description Website
Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification Backflow prevention devices are used to protect potable water supplies from contamination or pollution due to backflow. Link
Cross Connection Specialist Examination A cross connection is a link or structural arrangement where potable drinking water in a pipeline can be exposed to unwanted contaminants. Link
Water Quality Laboratory Analyst Certification Laboratory Analysts conduct tests on drinking water to ensure quality and safety. Link
Water Distribution Operator Certification Controls raw water supply and treated drinking water distribution. Link
Water Treatment Operator & Associate Certification Operates, maintains and repairs a wide variety of complex machinery and equipment in a drinking water treatment plant Link
Water Use Efficiency Practitioner Certification Perform water audits and educate water users on water conservation practices. Link