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Safe Drinking Water Act Regulatory Update

Course Code: EO0220CA20

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

Safe Drinking Water Act Regulatory Update

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Date & Time

May 13 and 20, 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm (Check-in time on Day 1: 7:45am)

Next offering planned for May 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2022. View course details for this offering!


For 2020, the annual Safe Drinking Water Act Regulatory Update is new and improved!

In order to make the experience better for all and accommodate a larger audience, the 2020 offering of this annual course has been moved to the Rutgers Continuing Education Center in Somerset, located right off Exit 10 of Route 287 in Franklin Township (Somerset County). Easy on, easy off with lots of nearby parking! In addition to the Somerset location, a limited number of seats will be available for a concurrent "remote" offering of the program at the Rutgers Lifelong Learning Center at Atlantic Cape Community College in Mays Landing. Rutgers and NJDEP staff will be onsite at the remote location to facilitate the transmission of questions to the presenters at the main location.

Have no fear because one thing has not changed! The annual Safe Drinking Water Act Update is still THE place to get information on regulatory and operational areas of focus for 2020 and beyond.

  • Day 1 of the program will go back to basics and provide a refresher on all federal and state drinking water regulations, including the lead and copper rule, revised total coliform rule, surface water treatment rules, upcoming changes to the licensed operator program, and new MCLs for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), among other topics.
  • Day 2 will include some outside speakers from the industry and focus on new rules and emerging issues such as the Water Quality Accountability Act, unregulated contaminants (i.e., 1,4-dioxane), and more!

As always, the event will include ample opportunities for attendees to interact with NJDEP staff and provide valuable networking opportunities with other water professionals from across the state and beyond.


In addition to 1.0 Rutgers CEUs, this Safe Drinking Water Act training course has been approved for the following continuing education credits:

NJ Licensed Water Operators (T, W, VSWS Licenses): 10 TCHs (Approval #01-012001-10)

NJ Certified Public Works Managers (CPWM): 5 Technical, 5 Government, 1 Information Technology

NJ Licensed Professional Engineers: 10 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits

ATTENTION HEALTH OFFICERS AND REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS: 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 Safe Drinking Water Act Regulatory Update are still pending.

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


NOTE: The registration fees are the same for both course locations.

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and 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.


NOTE: We have reached capacity for the Somerset location. You can register to attend at the Mays Landing location or call our Registration Department at 848-932-9271, option 2 to be added to the waitlist for Somerset.

Rutgers Continuing Education at The Atrium
Suite 101, Room 114 Red Oak North
300 Atrium Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873

Rutgers Lifelong Learning Center at Atlantic Cape Community College
5100 Blackhorse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Note: Pre-registration is required. 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 "Safe Drinking Water Act Regulatory Update" or Course Code EO0220) 
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