Water Conservation Certification
September 24-25, 2020 - Online Training & Testing with Real Time Instruction
Two-day course with an exam on the second day
The Rural Water Association of Utah (RWAU) has teamed up with the Utah Division of Water Resources and the Utah Division of Drinking Water to bring you an annual Water Conservation Certification opportunity.
The Water Conservation Certification course runs for two-days, with an exam on the second day. Once you pass the exam you will have obtained your water conservation certification, which is renewable every 3 years.
By obtaining this certification you will become knowledgeable in the following:
- Creating a culture of conservation - Preparing a Water Conservation Plan.
- Water system efficiency - Conducting a water loss audit.
- Metering / Measuring - pros & cons.
- How to start your own water check program - How to implement your own water conservation program.
- Creating / Amending conservation ordinances.
- Customer / Public relations & communication - Talking to the public about the knowledge and material available.
- Water conservation pricing and budgeting / Landscape watering times
- Setting up a leak detection program
- The impact of water conservation on wastewater systems
- How water conservation affects your water rights
- Secondary Systems - pros & cons
Use the following link to renew your Conservation Certification Online:
(Certification Renewal info is below)
Renewing Your Water Conservation Certification
After obtaining your Water Conservation Certification, you may RENEW it every three years by obtaining 1.8 Water Conservation related Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in the three year period.
Thie 3 year certification renewal period begins the January after the year you were certified.
CONSERVATION CEU OPPORTUNITIES:
You may obtain Water Conservation CEUs by attending the following trainings:
You can attend other conservation related courses and get credit for those as well. To get CEU credit for attendance at a Conservation related conference class, webinar or training not listed here, use the Submit CEUs form to turn in the class and get CEU credit for your certification. Further details below on submitting CEUs.
All water conservation related CEUs obtained by attending any training not linked above must be submitted to RWAU using the CEU Form.
- Conference CEUs: Submit info on conservation related classes attended at conferences via CEU Form
- Training CEUs: Submit info on conservation related trainings (aside from those listed above) via CEU Form
- Webinar CEUs: Submit info on conservation related webinars via CEU Form
- (PLEASE NOTE: Only 0.4 Webinar CEUs can count towards the 1.8 required CEUs during the 3 year period)
How To Renew Your Certification:
After you obtain your certification, you will be certified for a three year period. This three year period begins the January following the date you obtained your certification. The certification expiration date will be the last day of December, ending your three year certification period. You will be able to renew your certification by paying the $100 renewal fee & acquiring & submitting (where neccessary) the required 1.8 CEUs.