Training

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Oklahoma State Statute (Title 82, Chapter 18, SS 1324.16, B.1.A) requires all board members of a rural water district or a nonprofit rural water corporation to attend a minimum of six (6) hours of workshop training within twelve (12) months following election of such board member and to obtain (6) hours of continuing education workshop training every (3) years there after.

These training sessions meet the requirements above and are usually held on (2) consecutive nights for (3) hours each. A board member may choose to attend (3) hours one night at one class, and attend another (3) hours at a different class at a later date, as long as it is within that (3) year period.

This training DOES NOT meet the training requirements for Municipality or PWA Board/Council Members.

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These sessions are usually four hour classes. This training is provided for system operators to meet the four hour annual training requirements for operator certification renewal.

Oklahoma State Law requires operators to obtain four hours of training each year to maintain certification status.  We  encourage all operators to obtain as much training as possible.

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ATTENDEES: 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.

These sessions are either two, three or four day classes. This training is provided for system operators to either obtain their initial State certification or to upgrade their certification status.

These classes are limited to either a maximum of 30 students, or the number of computers available, which ever is less.

You MUST PRE-REGISTER for these classes by calling the ORWA office at (405) 672-8925 and give the names of those who wish to attend. Any person who attends the class without PRE-REGISTERING with ORWA will not be allowed to take the exam, even if they have been approved by the ODEQ.

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality requires all applications and payments for certification classes be recieved no less than 3 weeks prior to exam date.

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ATTENDEES: 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.

These sessions are four day classes. This training is provided for system laboratory operators to either obtain their initial State certification or to upgrade their certification status.

These classes are limited to either a maximum of 20 students, or the number of computers available, which ever is less.

You MUST PRE-REGISTER for these classes by calling the ORWA office at (405) 672-8925 and give the names of those who wish to attend. Any person who attends the class without PRE-REGISTERING with ORWA will not be allowed to take the exam, even if they have been approved by the ODEQ.

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality requires all applications and payments for certification classes be recieved no less than 3 weeks prior to exam date.

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