Water and Domestic Wastewater Operator
Attention!!! New fax number 850-245-8410.
We have a new fax number at the Operator Certification Program. Our
new fax number is 850-245-8410. You can continue to use the previous fax number
of 850-245-8411. Please note that the new fax number is closer to our office
and will be picked up sooner.
Attention!!! You may now apply
for your re-examination on-line!!!!
We are rapidly approaching our licensure renewal window.
will be mailing all renewal postcard reminders no later than
January 30, 2013. Remember, most licenses expire on
If you have not completed your required amount of continuing
education, you should begin making arrangements now! Please do
not wait until the last minute when all classes are full and
unavailable. You may search the status of your ceuís at
Please note that the splitting of CEUís is no longer allowed.
An example of this would be a management course worth 4.0 ceus.
These ceuís cannot be split into 2.0 for water and 2.0 for
wastewater if you are dually licensed. If you have any questions
regarding this, please call the Certification and Restoration Program
Florida Statutes require anyone who operates a drinking water
treatment plant or a domestic wastewater treatment plant to
be licensed by FDEP. Beginning May 1, 2011, licensure for Water
Distribution System Operators becomes mandatory. To qualify for licensure an applicant must meet
minimum educational and work experience requirements for each class of
license. A passing score is required on the exam for the type and level
You may now
renew your license on-line and pay with your credit card.
Itís fast and simple. In addition to using this site to renew your
license, you may also check the status of your license(s) and CEUís in
addition to verifying your current mailing address. All you need is your
pin number which is printed on the renewal notice that was mailed to
Your employer may also use this site to renew your license(s) with the
company credit card. Once your license has been renewed, we will
mail your license to you within about 4-5 weeks.
Step 1: Apply for Exam - I have completed my approved training
course and I am ready to take my exam.
- Examination Information Ė Applications and deadlines, fees,
locations, handbooks, reference material
Veteran Services Ė The Department of Veteran Affairs
offers reimbursement of fees associated with professional licensure
exams to qualified veterans. Please contact them for more
- New Testing Procedures
Step 2: Apply for License - I have taken and
passed my Florida exam and I am ready to get my license.
Need further assistance or information regarding the program?
Please feel free to call us at 850/245-7500
FAX us at 850/245-8410,
or write to us at: Certification and Restoration Program
Division of Water Resource Management
2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3506
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2400