Voluntary Certification

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

Scheduled Exams – Spring 2020

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, classes are being cancelled or rescheduled to after August 1st. Please visit NEWWTA and NEIWPCC’s websites for additional information about these and other upcoming classes.  

Type Date Location Training
Laboratory Analyst 5/12/20-5/13/20 East Windsor, CT – Cancelled NEIWPCC
Collection Systems 5/12/20-5/14/20 Bangor, ME – Cancelled NEIWPCC
Laboratory Analyst 5/19/20-5/20/20 Fall River, MA – Cancelled NEIWPCC
Laboratory Analyst 5/19/20-5/20/20 White River Junction, VT – Cancelled NEIWPCC
Collection Systems 6/1/20-6/3/20 New Bedford, MA NEIWPCC
Collection Systems 6/16/20-6/18/20 Franklin, NH NEWWTA
Collection Systems  6/24/20-6/26/20 Fitchburg, MA – Postponed, Reschedule date TBA NEWWTA

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)

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 the NEWEA office for more information, exam applications, exam results, and copies of results.