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Surface Water Quality Bureau
Utility Operators
Certification Program

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Click here for the 2016 test schedule.

NOTE: Test Dates, Locations and Fees are subject to change.

The Utility Operator Certification Program (UOCP) administers Water and Wastewater Operators at all public water and wastewater utilities in New Mexico.

This includes development, scheduling and administration of certification examinations, processing applications for certification and renewal, tracking all certified operators continuing education courses, evaluating training courses for relevance to program, tracking compliance with operator certification requirements and working with the New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission and the Utility Operators Certification Advisory Board.

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UOCP Essentials...
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Bulleted item... 2016 Test Schedule
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Bulleted item... Operator Certification Examination Review SOP
Bulleted item... Operator Database Access
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Bulleted item... Wastewater Laboratory Certification Study Guide
Bulleted item... Wastewater Systems Operator Certification Study Manual
Bulleted item... Water Sampling Certification Study Guide NEW
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Employers' Compliance Survey...
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Training Credits & Service Providers...
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NM Advisory Board...

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Training Resources...

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Bulleted item... 360 Water - Online Continuing Education
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Bulleted item... Water Otter - Online Continuing Education
Bulleted item... Zarathom - Online Continuing Education


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Supervisory Leadership Certificate Program
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Certified New Mexico Utility Operators can now check their current status for training, certification and renewal records through our online database
Bulleted item... NOTICE Additional fees are now assessed for replacement Operator ID cards and training certificates.  Fill out and send us back the online form to replace your missing items today.


Eric Hall (505) 827-2804
Anne Keller (505) 827-0149
April Salazar (505) 827-2802

Lab Services...

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