Operator Certification Program

The purpose of this web document is to provide a list of approved water operator instructor-led courses that have open registration for those interested in becoming certified water operators in New York State and those fulfilling renewal requirements. The training courses listed below are classroom-based; those interested in correspondence or web-based courses should review that document. The cost of training is not set by the Department and must be discussed with the training sponsor.

The information contained in this document changes daily and this document is refreshed every 2 to 3 weeks. Please refer back to this page often in order to find new and updated information.

Please be sure to have your e-mail software up and running so that clicking on a sponsor's contact will start an e-mail for you should the contact be a link. The document is organized by year and month of training; each month's training is in alphabetic order of training sponsor/provider - please jump to the month of interest or scroll through the information provided.

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Initial Certification Sponsors and Courses
SPONSOR/SCHOOLGRADE/COURSEDATES/TIMESCOSTCONTACT
Hudson Valley Community College Grade A/B Water Treatment Plant Operator - Grade B 03/30/2016 to 05/12/2016
$960 Neil Bonesteel, P.E.
(518) 237-0193
Grade A/B Water Treatment Plant Operator - Grade A 03/30/2016 to 05/12/2016
$960
John J. Mogavero Grade D Certification Course 02/23/2016 to 02/25/2016
$350 John J. Mogavero
(716) 685-8323
SUNY Morrisville - Morrisville State College Grade I Initial - Supervision Course 01/26/2016 to 01/29/2016
$500 Cory Sawyer
(315) 684-6082
Grade C Operators Initial Certification Course 02/15/2016 to 02/18/2016
$500
Grade D Operators Initial Certification Course 03/22/2016 to 03/23/2016
$300
Grade C Operators Initial Certification Course 04/18/2016 to 04/21/2016
$500
Grade I Initial - Supervision Course 06/28/2016 to 07/01/2016
$500
Grade D Operators Initial Certification Course 07/12/2016 to 07/13/2016
$300
Grade C Operators Initial Certification Course 07/18/2016 to 07/21/2016
$500
Grade D Operators Initial Certification Course 10/11/2016 to 10/12/2016
$300
Grade I Initial - Supervision Course 10/18/2016 to 10/21/2016
$500
Grade B Operators Initial Certification Course 11/14/2016 to 11/18/2016
$550
Southern New York-Long Island Water Works School Grade D Certification Course 01/04/2016 to 02/08/2016
$450 Richard Tobin
(516) 785-6451
Grade I: Advanced Operations Course 02/22/2016 to 04/25/2016
$850
Grade I: Supervisory Management Course (Evening) 05/02/2016 to 06/27/2016
$500
W2Operator Training Group Grade B (B/C) Certification Course 03/08/2016 to 03/12/2016
$550 Douglas E. Withey
(607) 753-1477
Grade B/C Certification Course 03/08/2016 to 03/12/2016
$550
Grade C (B/C) Certification Course 03/08/2016 to 03/12/2016
$550
Grade A Certification Course 03/21/2016 to 03/31/2016
$950
Grade A Certification Course 03/21/2016 to 03/31/2016
$950
Grade B/C Certification Course 04/18/2016 to 04/22/2016
$550
Grade D Certification Course 05/23/2016 to 05/27/2016
$550
Grade B (B/C) Certification Course 09/12/2016 to 09/16/2016
$550
Grade B/C Certification Course 09/12/2016 to 09/16/2016
$550
Grade C (B/C) Certification Course 09/12/2016 to 09/16/2016
$550
Grade D Certification Course 09/19/2016 to 09/23/2016
$550
Grade B/C Certification Course 10/17/2016 to 10/21/2016
$550
Western New York Water Operator School Grade D Certification Course 04/18/2016 to 04/19/2016
$375 Charles L. Ciehomski
(716) 833-2081
Grade C Certification Course 04/20/2016 to 04/22/2016
$450
Grade A/B Certification Course (Grade A) 05/09/2016 to 05/20/2016
$875
Grade A/B Certification Course (Grade B) 05/09/2016 to 05/13/2016
$575
Grade I: Advanced Operations Course 06/06/2016 to 06/10/2016
$700
Grade D Certification Course 09/12/2016 to 09/13/2016
$375
Grade C Certification Course 09/14/2016 to 09/16/2016
$450
Grade A/B Certification Course (Grade A) 10/03/2016 to 10/14/2016
$875
Grade I: Advanced Operations Course 10/31/2016 to 11/04/2016
$700


Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2015-12 (December)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
Cross Connection Control Bureau City of New York
John Senay
(718) 752-9630
12/04/2015 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 20 workshop
12/11/2015 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 20 workshop

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2016-01 (January)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
DST-NY
David Medina
(516) 945-4312
01/04/2016 Suffolk Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Copiague 20 workshop
NY Water Environment Association-Executive Office
Maggie Hoose
(315) 422-7811
01/30/2016 Erie Confined Space Awareness Williamsville 6 classroom
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
01/14/2016 Suffolk Water Storage Tank Operation and Maintenance Melville 4 classroom
Southern Tier Backflow Prevention School
Daniel Crocker
(607) 772-0344
01/28/2016 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
01/06/2016 Albany Arc Flash & Electrical Safety 70E Albany 14 classroom
01/06/2016 Albany Arc Flash & Electrical Safety with Skills and Certification Albany 21 classroom
01/11/2016 Onondaga Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Syracuse 15 classroom
01/13/2016 Nassau Arc Flash & Electrical Safety 70E Plainview 14 classroom
01/13/2016 Nassau Arc Flash & Electrical Safety with Skills and Certification Plainview 21 classroom
01/13/2016 Onondaga Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance Syracuse 15 classroom
01/27/2016 Onondaga Arc Flash & Electrical Safety 70E Syracuse 14 classroom
01/27/2016 Onondaga Arc Flash & Electrical Safety with Skills and Certification Syracuse 21 classroom

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2016-02 (February)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
Cross Connection Control Bureau City of New York
John Senay
(718) 752-9630
02/22/2016 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 20 workshop
Ferguson Enterprises NE Region
Maurice Cosentino
(718) 937-9500 x6361
02/05/2016 Queens Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 8 workshop
Finger Lakes Water Works Conference
Jean A. Millis
(315) 789-3030
02/04/2016 Ontario 2016 February Meeting: Regulatory update, hydraulics, SCADA modernization Geneva 3 conference
Monroe County Water Authority
Thomas F. Clark
(585) 442-2001 x521
02/02/2016 Monroe Operator Ethics and Applications in Water Supply Rochester 4 classroom
02/16/2016 Monroe Operator Ethics and Applications in Water Supply Rochester 4 classroom
02/23/2016 Monroe Operator Ethics and Applications in Water Supply Rochester 4 classroom
02/25/2016 Monroe Operator Ethics and Applications in Water Supply Rochester 4 classroom
NY Water Environment Association-Executive Office
Maggie Hoose
(315) 422-7811
02/26/2016 Wayne Confined Space Awareness Lyons 6 classroom
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
02/03/2016 Orange Groundwater Woodbury 4 classroom
Seneca County Department of Health
Thomas Scoles
(315) 539-1947
02/19/2016 Seneca On the Job: Sampling Video Waterloo 0.25 teleconference/webcast/videotape
02/19/2016 Seneca Unidirectional Flushing Video Waterloo 0.25 teleconference/webcast/videotape
02/19/2016 Seneca Reliable Coliform Sampling for Water Systems Video Waterloo 0.25 teleconference/webcast/videotape
02/19/2016 Seneca Routine Coliform Sampling for Water Utilities Video Waterloo 0.25 teleconference/webcast/videotape
Southern Tier Backflow Prevention School
Daniel Crocker
(607) 772-0344
02/25/2016 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
02/08/2016 Westchester Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician New Rochelle 15 classroom
02/10/2016 Westchester Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance New Rochelle 15 classroom

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2016-03 (March)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
Cross Connection Control Foundation
Steve Poliszuk
(585) 428-6376
03/25/2016 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
03/28/2016 Monroe Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 20 workshop
DST-NY
David Medina
(516) 945-4312
03/05/2016 Suffolk Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Copiague 20 workshop
Ferguson Enterprises NE Region
Maurice Cosentino
(718) 937-9500 x6361
03/08/2016 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 32 workshop
03/25/2016 Queens Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 8 workshop
Monroe County Water Authority
Thomas F. Clark
(585) 442-2001 x521
03/04/2016 Monroe Operator Ethics and Applications in Water Supply Rochester 4 classroom
03/15/2016 Monroe Operator Ethics and Applications in Water Supply Rochester 4 classroom
NY Water Environment Association-Executive Office
Maggie Hoose
(315) 422-7811
03/31/2016 Suffolk Confined Space Awareness Babylon 6 classroom
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
03/16/2016 Suffolk Basic Electrical, Power Systems & Communication Melville 4 classroom
03/16/2016 Suffolk Total Coliform Rule Revisions Melville 4 classroom
03/22/2016 Rensselaer Fundamentals of Occupational Chemical Exposure Troy 6 classroom
03/23/2016 Seneca Fundamentals of Occupational Chemical Exposure Waterloo 6 classroom
03/24/2016 Oneida Coagulation in Water and Wastewater Treatment Utica 4 classroom
03/28/2016 Rensselaer Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Troy 7 classroom
03/30/2016 Madison Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Canastota 7 classroom
SUNY Ulster
Continuing and Professional Education Registrar
(845) 339-2025
03/07/2016 Ulster Sampling Collection Requirements Stone Ridge 3 workshop
Seneca County Department of Health
Thomas Scoles
(315) 539-1947
03/11/2016 Seneca Recovering from Disaster: Hurricanes and Power Failues video Waterloo 0.5 teleconference/webcast/videotape
03/11/2016 Seneca Emergency Planning: Big Picture for Water Utilities Video Waterloo 0.5 teleconference/webcast/videotape
03/11/2016 Seneca After the Storm Video waterloo 0.25 teleconference/webcast/videotape
Southern Tier Backflow Prevention School
Daniel Crocker
(607) 772-0344
03/31/2016 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
03/02/2016 Westchester Arc Flash & Electrical Safety 70E New Rochelle 14 classroom
03/02/2016 Westchester Arc Flash & Electrical Safety with Skills and Certification New Rochelle 21 classroom
03/14/2016 Monroe Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Rochester 15 classroom
03/16/2016 Monroe Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance Rochester 15 classroom
03/23/2016 Monroe Arc Flash & Electrical Safety 70E Rochester 14 classroom
03/23/2016 Monroe Arc Flash & Electrical Safety with Skills and Certification Rochester 21 classroom
Westchester Backflow Prevention School
Kenneth J. Potter
(914) 737-2183
03/07/2016 Westchester Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Peekskill 4 workshop

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2016-04 (April)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
Cross Connection Control Foundation
Steve Poliszuk
(585) 428-6376
04/01/2016 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
NY Water Environment Association-Executive Office
Maggie Hoose
(315) 422-7811
04/06/2016 Westchester NYWEA Environmental Safety & HazCom Yonkers 6 classroom
NYS AWWA - Spring Meetings
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
04/12/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 01: Keynote Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/12/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 02A: Water Treatment Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/12/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 03A: Sustainability Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/12/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 02B: Water Treatment Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/12/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 03B: Sustainability Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 04: NYSDOH Regulatory Update Saratoga Springs 0.75 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 05A: Operations Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 06A: Water Quality Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 07A: Groundwater and Surface Water Issues Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 08A: MAC Presentations Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 09A: Distribution/Storage Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 10: Top Ops Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 05B: Operations Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 06B: Water Quality Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 07B: Groundwater and Surface Water Issues Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 08B: MAC Presentations Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 09B: Distribution/Storage Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event Exhibit Hall Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/13/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event Poster Sessions Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/14/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 11A: Young Water Professionals Saratoga Springs 0.5 conference
04/14/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 12A: Management Saratoga Springs 0.5 conference
04/14/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 11B: Young Water Porfessionals Saratoga Springs 1 conference
04/14/2016 Saratoga 2016 Spring Water Event 12B: Management Saratoga Springs 1 conference
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
04/01/2016 Monroe Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Rochester 7 classroom
04/05/2016 Clinton Water Storage Tank Inspection and Cleaning Peru 3.5 classroom
04/05/2016 Oneida Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Utica 7 classroom
04/06/2016 Rensselaer Water Fluoridation Troy 6 classroom
04/06/2016 Orange Fundamentals of Cross Connection Control Woodbury 7 classroom
04/07/2016 Suffolk Fundamentals of Cross Connection Control Melville 7 classroom
04/27/2016 Oneida Water Fluoridation Utica 6 classroom
04/27/2016 Tioga Math Skills for Water/Wastewater Operators Owego 7 classroom
Seneca County Department of Health
Thomas Scoles
(315) 539-1947
04/15/2016 Seneca Security Rist Assessment for Water Utilities video Waterloo 2.5 teleconference/webcast/videotape
04/15/2016 Seneca Water System Security - Video Field Guide video waterloo 0.5 teleconference/webcast/videotape
Southern Tier Backflow Prevention School
Daniel Crocker
(607) 772-0344
04/25/2016 Broome Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 20 workshop
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
04/25/2016 Albany Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Albany 15 classroom
04/27/2016 Albany Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance Albany 15 classroom
W2Operator Training Group
Douglas E. Withey
(607) 753-1477
04/15/2016 Cortland Confined Space Training Cortland 3 classroom
04/15/2016 Cortland Confined Space Training Cortland 3 classroom
04/15/2016 Cortland Competent Person Training Cortland 3 conference
04/15/2016 Cortland Competent Person Training Cortland 3 conference
Westchester Backflow Prevention School
Kenneth J. Potter
(914) 737-2183
04/18/2016 Westchester Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Peekskill 20 workshop

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2016-05 (May)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
Cross Connection Control Bureau City of New York
John Senay
(718) 752-9630
05/09/2016 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 20 workshop
05/20/2016 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 20 workshop
05/27/2016 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 20 workshop
DST-NY
David Medina
(516) 945-4312
05/02/2016 Suffolk Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Copiague 20 workshop
Ferguson Enterprises NE Region
Maurice Cosentino
(718) 937-9500 x6361
05/13/2016 Queens Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 8 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
05/02/2016 Dutchess Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Poughkeepsie 7 classroom
05/03/2016 St Lawrence Controlling Distribution System Water Quality (4 hr) Ogdensburg 4 classroom
05/04/2016 Saratoga Controlling Distribution System Water Quality (4 hr) Ballston Spa 4 classroom
05/10/2016 Jefferson Concrete Water Tank Construction Watertown 4 classroom
05/11/2016 Rensselaer Water University Troy 5 classroom
05/11/2016 Orange Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Woodbury 7 classroom
05/12/2016 Nassau Process Verification and Calibration Woodbury 6 classroom
05/17/2016 Rensselaer Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Troy 7 classroom
05/19/2016 Westchester Water Fluoridation Peekskill 6 classroom
05/23/2016 Niagara Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Niagara Falls 7 classroom
05/24/2016 Erie Concrete Water Tank Construction Springville 4 classroom
05/25/2016 Tioga Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Owego 7 classroom
05/27/2016 Seneca Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Waterloo 7 classroom
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
05/09/2016 Onondaga Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Syracuse 15 classroom
05/11/2016 Erie Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance Cheektowaga 15 classroom
05/25/2016 Albany Arc Flash & Electrical Safety 70E Albany 14 classroom
05/25/2016 Albany Arc Flash & Electrical Safety with Skills and Certification Albany 21 classroom

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2016-06 (June)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
Cross Connection Control Bureau City of New York
John Senay
(718) 752-9630
06/20/2016 Queens Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course (ASSE) Long Island City 4 workshop
Cross Connection Control Foundation
Steve Poliszuk
(585) 428-6376
06/10/2016 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
06/13/2016 Monroe Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 20 workshop
06/17/2016 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
06/01/2016 Jefferson Activated Carbon for Water Treatment Watertown 4 classroom
06/02/2016 Livingston Activated Carbon for Water Treatment Hemlock 4 classroom
06/07/2016 Cattaraugus Chlorine and Sodium Hypochlorite for Water/Wastewater Treatment Olean 6 classroom
06/08/2016 Rensselaer Water Well Rehabilitation and Maintenance Troy 4 classroom
Westchester Backflow Prevention School
Kenneth J. Potter
(914) 737-2183
06/20/2016 Westchester Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Peekskill 4 workshop

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2016-07 (July)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
DST-NY
David Medina
(516) 945-4312
07/11/2016 Suffolk Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Copiague 20 workshop
Southern Tier Backflow Prevention School
Daniel Crocker
(607) 772-0344
07/12/2016 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop
07/14/2016 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2016-08 (August)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
08/17/2016 Suffolk GIS and Facilities Management Melville 4 classroom
Westchester Backflow Prevention School
Kenneth J. Potter
(914) 737-2183
08/22/2016 Westchester Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Peekskill 4 workshop

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2016-09 (September)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
Cross Connection Control Foundation
Steve Poliszuk
(585) 428-6376
09/16/2016 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
09/19/2016 Monroe Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 20 workshop
09/23/2016 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
DST-NY
David Medina
(516) 945-4312
09/12/2016 Suffolk Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Copiague 20 workshop
Ferguson Enterprises NE Region
Maurice Cosentino
(718) 937-9500 x6361
09/13/2016 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 32 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
09/07/2016 St Lawrence Use of Hypochlorite, Pumps and Chlorine Ogdensburg 6 classroom
09/12/2016 Dutchess Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Poughkeepsie 7 classroom
09/13/2016 Orange Dam Safety & Instrumentation Topics in Water/Wastewater Middletown 6 classroom
09/14/2016 Erie Water University Springville 5 classroom
09/14/2016 Oneida Sanitary Surveys and Waterborne Diseases Utica 6 classroom
09/14/2016 Orange Water Storage Tank Operation and Maintenance Woodbury 4 classroom
09/28/2016 Chenango Water Meter Design and Maintenance Norwich 5.5 classroom

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2016-10 (October)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
Ferguson Enterprises NE Region
Maurice Cosentino
(718) 937-9500 x6361
10/21/2016 Queens Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 8 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
10/05/2016 Saratoga Automatic Control Valves O&M Ballston Spa 6 classroom
10/12/2016 Jefferson Automatic Control Valves O&M Watertown 6 classroom
10/18/2016 Oneida Sanitary Surveys and Waterborne Diseases Troy 6 classroom
10/19/2016 Rensselaer Operator Ethics & Applications in Water Supply (3.5) Troy 3.5 classroom
10/19/2016 Suffolk Sanitary Surveys and Waterborne Diseases Melville 6 classroom
10/25/2016 Rensselaer Activated Carbon for Water Treatment Troy 4 classroom
10/25/2016 Clinton Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Peru 7 classroom
10/26/2016 Clinton Activated Carbon for Water Treatment Peru 4 classroom
10/27/2016 Rensselaer Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Troy 7 classroom
SUNY Morrisville - Morrisville State College
Cory Sawyer
(315) 684-6082
10/27/2016 Madison Water Laboratory Course (Grade A-compliant) Morrisville 6 workshop
Seneca County Department of Health
Thomas Scoles
(315) 539-1947
10/07/2016 Seneca Water Supply Operations: Disinfection Strategies video Waterloo 0.25 teleconference/webcast/videotape
10/07/2016 Seneca Water Supply Operations: Ozone and UV video Waterloo 0.25 teleconference/webcast/videotape
10/07/2016 Seneca Turbidity Measurement and Particle Counting video Waterloo 0.25 teleconference/webcast/videotape
Southern Tier Backflow Prevention School
Daniel Crocker
(607) 772-0344
10/24/2016 Broome Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 20 workshop
W2Operator Training Group
Douglas E. Withey
(607) 753-1477
10/14/2016 Cortland Confined Space Training Cortland 3 classroom
10/14/2016 Cortland Competent Person Training Cortland 3 conference
10/14/2016 Cortland Competent Person Training Cortland 3 conference
10/23/2016 Cortland Confined Space Training Cortland 3 classroom
Westchester Backflow Prevention School
Kenneth J. Potter
(914) 737-2183
10/24/2016 Westchester Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Peekskill 20 workshop

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2016-11 (November)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
DST-NY
David Medina
(516) 945-4312
11/14/2016 Suffolk Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Copiague 20 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
11/01/2016 Suffolk Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Bayshore 7 classroom
11/02/2016 Suffolk Process Verification and Calibration Melville 6 classroom
11/02/2016 Rensselaer Water Meter Technology Troy 3.5 classroom
11/14/2016 Dutchess Basic Laboratory Skills (Grade A-compliant) Poughkeepsie 7 classroom
11/17/2016 Westchester Activated Carbon for Water Treatment Peekskill 4 classroom
Seneca County Department of Health
Thomas Scoles
(315) 539-1947
11/18/2016 Seneca Elevated Water Storage Tanks: Safety and Security video Waterloo 0.25 teleconference/webcast/videotape
11/18/2016 Seneca Public Affairs for Water Utilities video Waterloo 0.5 teleconference/webcast/videotape
11/18/2016 Seneca Safety First: Water Utility Security video Waterloo 0.25 teleconference/webcast/videotape
11/18/2016 Seneca Tapping into SDWA: Opportunities and Challenges video Waterloo 0.25 teleconference/webcast/videotape
Southern Tier Backflow Prevention School
Daniel Crocker
(607) 772-0344
11/08/2016 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop
11/10/2016 Broome Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Binghamton 4 workshop

Approved Renewal Course Offerings by Sponsor for:2016-12 (December)
Training Sponsor/ProviderDateCounty Course NameCityContact HoursDelivery Type
Cross Connection Control Foundation
Steve Poliszuk
(585) 428-6376
12/12/2016 Monroe Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 20 workshop
12/16/2016 Monroe Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Rochester 4.5 workshop
Ferguson Enterprises NE Region
Maurice Cosentino
(718) 937-9500 x6361
12/02/2016 Queens Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 8 workshop
12/06/2016 Queens Initial - Backflow Tester Certification Course Maspeth 32 workshop
New York Section American Water Works Association
Trina Carman
(315) 455-2614
12/07/2016 Orange Water Treatment System Design, Operation & Maintenance Woodbury 4 classroom
Seneca County Department of Health
Thomas Scoles
(315) 539-1947
12/09/2016 Seneca Aqueducts-Man Made Rivers of Life video Waterloo 0.75 teleconference/webcast/videotape
12/09/2016 Seneca City Water video Waterloo 0.75 teleconference/webcast/videotape
12/09/2016 Seneca Plumbing: Arteries of Civilization video Waterloo 0.75 teleconference/webcast/videotape
12/09/2016 Seneca Water video Waterloo 0.75 teleconference/webcast/videotape
Westchester Backflow Prevention School
Kenneth J. Potter
(914) 737-2183
12/05/2016 Westchester Renewal - Backflow Tester Certification Course Peekskill 4 workshop


Videos:

The following videos are available to be loaned to Local Health Units only! Operators, please relay your interest to your Local health Unit and request that they organize, apply and get approval to hold a training session for water operators based on videos


Video TitleRunning Time in Hours
2006 Virtual System Explorer DVD-video only3
AWWA Teleconference:Excellence in Water Quality Distribution3
AWWA64090: Water Supply Operations - Source Water Protection0.25
AWWA64093: Water Supply Operations: Disinfection Strategies0.25
AWWA64095: Water Supply Operations: Ozone and UV0.25
AWWA64097: Turbidity Measurement and Particle Counting0.25
AWWA64099: Water Supply Operations: SCADA and Instrumentatio0.25
AWWA64109: Water Supply Operations: Distribution Systems0.25
AWWA64110: Water Supply Operations: Centrifugal Pumps0.25
AWWA64112: Water Supply Operations: Water Loss Control0.25
AWWA64127: Operator Math Made Easy0.25
AWWA64128: Operator Chemistry Made Easy0.75
AWWA64146: Top Consumer Questions About Drinking Water0.25
AWWA64173: On the Job: Sampling0.25
AWWA64190: Unidirectional Flushing0.25
AWWA64218: Reliable Coliform Sampling for Water Systems0.25
AWWA64227: New Horizons: The New Workplace0.25
AWWA64272: Water Supply Operations - Water Sources0.25
AWWA64281: Water Main Disinfection and Dechlorination0.25
AWWA64302: Rural Water Management0.25
AWWA64320: GIS for Water Utilities0.25
AWWA64322: Hydrants0.25
AWWA64323: Water Mains0.25
AWWA64324: Valves0.25
AWWA64325: Services and Meters0.25
AWWA64326: Pumps and Motors0.25
AWWA64328: Recovering from Disaster: Hurricanes and Power Fa0.5
AWWA64356: The Water Workforce Crisis0.25
AWWA65068:Emergency Planning-Big Picture for Water Utilities0.5
AWWA65105: Tapping Into SDWA:Opportunities and Challenges0.25
AWWA65113: Public Affairs for Water Utilities0.5
AWWA65121: Preparing for Water Main Breaks0.25
AWWA65140: Safety First: Water Utility Security0.25
AWWA65193: Elevated Water Storage Tanks: Safety and Security0.25
AWWA65218: Routine Coliform Sampling for Water Utilities0.25
AWWA65226: New Horizons: Critical Infrastructure Protection0.5
AWWA65233: Security Risk Assessment for Water Utilities2.5
AWWA65247: Water System Security-Video Field Guide0.5
AWWA65251: Utility Perimeter Security0.25
AWWA65255: Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control0.25
AWWA65268: Water System Security-Bio Threat and Mitigation0.25
AWWA65269: Water System Security-Distribution Sys Protection0.5
AWWA65315: The Shrinking Workforce3.5
Before You Begin...Cross Connections(*overlap with SS video)0.25
ComputerCD Montana Water Ctr's Small Utility Board Training3
EPA & the Weather Channel: After the Storm0.25
EPA Arsenic Treatment Technology1
EPA Virtual Water Treatment Plant Tour CD-ROM0.25
Liquid Assets- The Story of our Water Infrastructure1.5
Modern Marvels: Aqueducts - Man Made Rivers of Life0.75
Modern Marvels: City Water0.75
Modern Marvels: Plumbing: The Arteries of Civilization0.75
Modern Marvels: Water0.75
Sanitary Survey Inspection, Before You Begin2.5
USC: Field Testing Backflow Preventers (with USC CCC Manual)2.5
USC: Working Together for Safe Water0.25
Water Infrastructure Successful Strategies for Local Leaders0.25