Water Distribution Operator Certification

The Section offers a professional certification in Water Distribution.

Each Water Distribution Operator applicant must submit the following items:
1)    Completed application (all requested information)
2)    Exam payment ($120 Members, $145 Non-Members)
3)    Proof of qualifications:
    • Be able to comprehend the English language to the extent that effective communications can be held with co‐workers and supervisors.
    • Have attained his/her 18th birthday.

4)    Send all the above to the Section Office no later than 20 days prior to the examination.
               Mail:     10435 Ashford St., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
               Email:   Gina Enriquez
               Fax:      (909) 481-4688
5)    RENEWAL = Click here to download your application or to renew your certification, please complete the Renewal by Fax Form.

When your application is approved you will be notified of various testing locations, including written and computer based options.  You will be allowed to schedule your exam at a convenient time and place.

Exam Dates

Below are the options you have for sitting for the certification exam.


There are two ways to take the exam.  The first being a computer based test.  This is where you would go to a local testing center in your area, and take the exam via a computer.  By taking the exam this way you find the results out immediately.  Then second is the traditional pencil/scantron, this is where you will go to a scheduled exam site listed on the list found at the link below. (Anywhere where it states exam, you can take the Water Distribution Exam).




If you choose the computer base type, please leave the exam site and date blank.  Once your application is approved our testing center will notify you via email, to set your exam date, location and time

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Important Contacts

Gina Enriquez
Certification Specialist

(909) 291-2100

Steven Garner
Certification Manager

(916) 889-8465