General Info

Waterworks and Waste System Operator Certification

Statewide Certification

This state of Maryland certification helps to protect public health and the environment by setting minimum education, experience, and examination standards that applicants must satisfy. 

It is required for operators and/or superintendents of water treatment plants, water distribution systems, wastewater treatment plants, wastewater collection systems, certain pretreatment facilities that discharge to sanitary sewers, or industrial wastewater facilities.

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Valid for up to 3 years Revised : No Date
45 days Approval time
$50-$100 Application cost
15-20 mins Average completion time

How to get your license?

Obtaining the License

Steps, requirements and documents

Pass necessary certification examination(s).

Complete experience and education requirements.


How do I apply?

Apply or register

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Certification issuer

Agency/Contact

Information

Who issues the certification?

Maryland Department of Environment
mde.maryland.gov

Contact information

MDE Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators

Address: 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230

Where can I find more information?

Resources and Links

Visit the following websites for additional information


How do I apply?

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