Water Conservation Certification
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
Upcoming CEU Opportunities
You may obtain Water Conservation CEUs by attending the following upcoming trainings:
- Utah Division of Water Resources holds a Water Conservation Forum Spring Conference each spring in May where you can earn Conservation CEUs for attending.
- RWAU will be holding a Water Conservation CEU training on May 20, 2021. You can attend this training either online or in-person in Riverdale and earn up to 0.6 CEUs.
- RWAU will be holding an online Water Conservation Certification training September 23-24, 2021 where you can earn 1.2-1.4 CEUs. More details on this training will be announced later, but you can register online for that at this time.
You can attend other conservation-related courses and get credit for those by submitting the form below. Get CEU credit for attendance at a Conservation related class such as
- Conference classes
- Webinars (Only 0.4 Webinar CEUs can count towards the 1.8 required CEUs during the 3 year period)
- Trainings (outside of the training opportunities listed above)
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 the required 1.8 CEUs.