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Maintaining Water Quality in the Distribution System

Course Code: EO0201CA21

12 TCHs offered for NJ Water Operators Only
(License T, W, VSWS)

Maintaining Water Quality in the Distribution System

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The next offering of this course is scheduled for April 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2022. View course details and register!


This two-day course provides the information you need to meet the challenge of operating your distribution systems to maintain flows, pressures, and high water quality. Experts in the field will present information on the types of water quality problems associated with distribution systems and how to prevent or mitigate them. Regulatory requirements and their impact on distribution system operations will also be discussed. A group of interesting and timely in-class exercises on day two will bring together the concepts and techniques presented.

Topics will include:

  • Factors affecting distribution system water quality
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Planning and design issues
  • Monitoring, operation, and maintenance programs
  • Security issues and corrosion control

Faculty Coordinator: John Dyksen, United Water


In addition to 1.2 Rutgers CEUs, this water operator training course is approved for the following credits:

NJ Licensed Water Operators: 12 TCHs (Approval #01-090007-10)

NJ Certified Public Works Managers (CPWM): 4 Technical, 4 Management, 4 Government

NJ Licensed Professional Engineers: 12 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits

NJ Health Officers/REHS: Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). CEs for Maintaining Water Quality in the Distribution System are still pending.

PA Water Operators: 12 Recert Hours

NY Professional Engineers: 9 PDHs (NOTE: This class may not be used to fulfill the land surveyors continuing education requirement in NYS.)

Registration Fee TBD  
Multi-Person Registration Fee TBD Register at the same time with a colleague and you both save!
NJLWO Fee (T/W/VSWS License Holders Only) TBD  

Cancellation Fee


Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and deli buffet lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Ralph Geiger Turfgrass Education Center
20 Indyk-Engel Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08902
Directions and Parking Information

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

Would you like to be notified when the next offering is scheduled? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Maintaining Water Quality in the Distribution System" or Course Code EO0201) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Assistant Director: Carol Broccoli, 848-932-7207
Administrative Assistant: Claudine Oleskin, 848-932-7204

Attention U.S. Veterans

This course is approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for educational benefits through the GI Bill®. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.