MRWA sponsored, accredited training sessions are held geographically across the state of Minnesota. Training sessions provide training in water operations, wastewater operations, nonmunicipal system operations, noncommunity nontransient system operations, management, wellhead protection, financial stability, board member development, security, and much more. Most sessions are offered free of charge. Certification credits are awarded.

= MDH Exam Offered at Session  
To register to take the MDH Water Exam, you must complete an MDH Exam Application and submit to Noel Hansen at the MDH Office (address on exam form). Exam application must be submitted to MDH at least 15 days prior to the exam.
= MPCA Exam Offered at Session
To register to take the MPCA Wastewater Exam, you must complete an MPCA Exam Application and submit to Tracy Finch at the MPCA Office (address on exam form). Exam application must be submitted to MPCA at least 15 days prior to the exam.

CH = Contact Hours Awarded.

Renewal Hours needed per License: Class A – 32, Class B – 24, Class C – 16, Class D – 8, and Class E – 4.

In an effort to make it easier for operators and administrators to find training in a one-stop location, simply browse our calendar listed below or click on the bookmarked hyperlinks. We have attempted to provide links to other pertinent training opportunities through other agencies; however, MRWA cannot be held responsible for changes to other agencies training sessions.

Online Training – Suncoast Learning, in conjunction with Minnesota Rural Water Association offers online accredited training with the convenience of learning from home or work.

MRWA Water Training

MRWA Wastewater Training

MRWA Class D & E Small Water Systems Training

Other Training Opportunities

April 5-7, 2022

Metro Water Operators School

Earle Brown Conference Center – Brooklyn Center

Contact Stew Thornley, stew.thornley@state.mn.us or 651-201-4655

April 19-21, 2022

Northeast Water Operators School

Timberlake Lodge, Grand Rapids

Contact Wade Klingsporn, wade.klingsporn@vcc.edu