Voluntary Certification

NEWEA offers individuals the opportunity to become certified voluntarily for Wastewater Collection Systems Operator and Laboratory Analyst.

Scheduled Exams – Spring 2018

Type Date Location Training
Collection Systems  04/05/18 Hampton Inn-Bedford/Billerica, Billerica, MA* – RESCHEDULED!  NEW DATE TBD  NEWWTA
Collection Systems  04/06/18 Samuel Hadley Public Services Bldg., Lexington, MA* – NEW DATE  NEIWPCC
Lab Procedures  04/12/18 Amherst WWTF, Amherst, MA*  NEIWPCC
Collection Systems  04/26/18 CT DEEP Marine Headquarters, Old Lyme, CT*  NEIWPCC
Collection Systems  05/03/18
Bangor WWTP, Bangor, ME*
Lab Procedures  05/03/18 Montpelier Public Works Garage, Montpelier,VT* – CLASS CANCELLED  NEIWPCC
Collection Systems  05/09/18 Lawton Valley WTP, Portsmouth, RI*  NEIWPCC
Collection Systems  06/14/18 NH DES Franklin Training Center, Franklin, NH*  NEWWTA
Lab Procedures  07/18/18 Berwick Sewer District, Berwick, ME  MRWA
*Cost of the exam is included with training;
$50 fee if taking exam only

Additional Certification Training Opportunities

Voluntary certification in Wastewater Collection Systems and Wastewater Laboratory Analyst Training are offered by the following organizations:

  • New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC)
  • North East Water and Wastewater Training Associates (NEWWTA)
  • Maine Rural Water Association (MRWA)

Please contact them to register. The appropriate NEWEA examination will be given following the conclusion of the training course.  Separate registration is required for the course and exam.


Contact Linda Austin at the NEWEA office for more information, exam applications, exam results, and copies of results.