Location: Online

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:00:00 GMTFri, 20 Dec 2019 16:00:00 GMT


This class is offered through our online learning portfolio - learn more.

Registration deadline: November 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm.




Before you register, make sure to purchase a BCWWA Membership first ($109) - you will then receive a $120 discount on ALL courses and other select products for 1 year! Click here for Membership information.


  • Member: $699.00 + GST
  • Non-member: $819.00 + GST


Upon registering and providing payment, you will receive a link to our online learning platform within three (3) business days. 


If you are unable to register online, please contact our office for assistance. By registering for this class, you are agreeing to the terms of our customer policy.


We can also deliver this course customized to your worksite. If you would like to offer the course to several employees, please contact our office and see if a customized program at your worksite would be a better solution for you!





After completing this course, you will be able to: 


  • Understand and apply water distribution system information/components including federal, provincial and local regulations, water quality, water sources, water storage, valves, hydrants and meters, plan reading, water main construction, and cross connection control.
  • Monitor, evaluate and adjust disinfection in water distribution systems including disinfection through chlorination, hypochlorination, ultraviolet radiation, ozone, chlorine dioxide, etc.
  • Understand the functions of a variety of equipment including hydrants, meters, pipes, service connections, taps, valves, pumps, and water mains.
  • Understand the maintenance of water mains including types of maintenance and pumps and controls.
  • Understand how to perform certain security, safety and administrative procedures including understanding work site safety, setting up a safety program, electrical safety, chemical safety, confined space entry and safety in excavation, shoring and trenching, etc.





You should take this course if you:


  • Require an understanding of how water distribution systems work;
  • Operate or maintain a facility classified as water distribution 1; or
  • Are preparing to write the Environmental Operators Certificate Program (EOCP) certification exam for water distribution 1.





This course provides 2.4 core CEUs for the following Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) certifications:


  • small water systems (SWS)
  • water distribution (WD)


This course provides 2.4 related CEUs for the following EOCP certifications:


  • small wastewater systems (SWWS)
  • wastewater collection (WWC)
  • wastewater treatment (WWT)
  • water treatment (WT)


Certifications and exams are administered by the EOCP - please contact them for more information or to register for an exam.