The staff at ORWA has been working hard to schedule the classes that were cancelled due to COVID-19. All classes will require pre-registration and we will be following the CDC guidelines of social distancing and masks. Each class location may require more safety measures. Please refer to our Training Calendar below and check back often as classes are added frequently.


ORWA conducts a complete curriculum of training throughout the year for water system operators and board members in locations all across the state. 

NOTE: For Operator Certification and Lab Certification classes, you must call ORWA at (405) 672-8925 to receive your exam number and location code prior to submitting your application to ODEQ to avoid application rejection.

Operator Certification License Renewal Requirements – July 1, 2020 Extended

The ORWA Mission

“To enhance the quality of life in rural Oklahoma, through the development and delivery of services and programs, for the benefit of ORWA members and the rural people they serve.”


ORWA offers a full range of services and programs to assist water and wastewater systems throughout the State of Oklahoma. Services include, but are not limited to:

On-Site Technical Assistance
Pumps and Motors
Control Valves
Water Wells
Water Distribution
Water Audits
Leak Detection
Water Treatment
Wastewater Treatment
Wastewater Collection
Smoke Testing Sewers
Lift Stations
Source Water Protection
Board Member Training
Operator Training
Water & Sewer Rates
Property & Casualty Insurance
Workers Comp Insurance
Low Interest Loans
Emergency Response

Recent News

Jimmy Seago Named ORWA CEO

The Oklahoma Rural Water Association appoints Jimmy Seago to serve as the Chief Executive Officer.  On October 21, 2021 the ORWA Board of Directors appointed Jimmy Seago as the new CEO of ORWA.

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