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Surface Water Quality Bureau
Utility Operators Certification Program
Training Credits Submittal Form

In an attempt to ensure that credit is properly assigned to training providers, and for internal program consistency and efficiency, an electronic submittal form has been created.

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This submittal form should be used in conjunction with an already existing list which shows how credits are to  be awarded.  An outline of the items to be submitted is also available online.

NOTE:  State regulations require operators to have 10 of the 30 credits required for renewal in the class of the certification (water and/or wastewater).

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An operator holding only WATER CERTIFICATION needs 10 CREDITS IN WATER. The remaining 20 credits can be in water, wastewater, or any ‘other’ approved category.


Eric Hall (505) 827-2804
Anne Keller (505) 827-0149
April Salazar (505) 827-2802
MS Exel Spreadsheet Form Download
This file requires Microsoft Excel to open... Training Credits Submittal Form

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The application deadline is Tuesday, March 22, 2016 for the New Mexico Water and Wastewater Association's Exam to be held at Hotel Albuquerque, 800 Rio Grande Blvd. SE , in Albuquerque on Thursday, April 21, 2016.

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An operator holding only WATER CERTIFICATION needs 10 CREDITS IN WATER. The remaining 20 credits can be in water, wastewater, or any ‘other’ approved category.

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An operator holding only WASTEWATER CERTIFICATION needs 10 CREDITS IN WASTEWATER. The remaining 20 credits can be in water, wastewater, or any ‘other’ approved category.

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An operator holding both WATER and WASTEWATER CERTIFICATION needs 10 CREDITS IN WATER and 10 CREDITS IN WASTEWATER. The remaining 10 credits can be in water, wastewater, or any ‘other’ approved category.

NOTE:  The submittal form asks that the category (i.e., sampling and reporting) and the level and number from the Study Guide or Need-To-Know manual be specified. This will help to confirm that the regulation is being met.


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Download the MS Excel file to your system;

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Enter all available training and operator information - be specific & complete;

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Perform a "Save As" and rename the file for your records, keeping the original file for archival purposes;

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Send the completed spreadsheet file to;

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Be sure to title your e-mail "Training Credits to be Submitted"; and

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Flag the message w/ an automatic reply request to be sent back to you before posting.

QUESTIONS?  Contact Mike Coffman directly at the phone number listed at the top-right.


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The Utility Operators Certification Program is now accepting electronic submittals for training credits.  Please note that this form will be required by all training providers to submit operator training credits in the future.
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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
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