Surface Water Treatment

The following books are recommended for anyone taking the A, B, or C Surface exam.

Sacramento Manuals:
Web site: http://www.owp.csus.edu/ or call: (916) 278-6142
Water Treatment Plant Operator Vol. 1 – 7th Edition (May/Aug exam based on 6th edition)
Water Treatment Plant Operator Vol. 2 – 6th Edition

Rules Governing Public Water Systems (Green Book)
Call 919-707-9100 or download from web site (click on above link)

Surface Water “Needs To Know” – A Certification Study Guide for Surface Water Systems (2018)

Rules Governing Water Treatment Facility Operators (Blue Book) (12/12)

Well Water Treatment

The following books are recommended for anyone taking the A, B, or C Well exam.
(Special Note:  D Well exam does not require Water Treatment Plant Operator Volume 2)

Sacramento Manuals:
Web site: http://www.owp.csus.edu/ or call: (916) 278-6142
Small Water System Operation & Maintenance – 7th Edition
Water Treatment Plant Operator Vol. 2 – 6th Edition

Rules Governing Public Water Systems (Green Book)
Call 919-707-9100 or download from the web site (click on link above)

Ground Water “Needs To Know” – A Certification Study Guide for Groundwater Systems (2018)

Rules Governing Water Treatment Facility Operators (Blue Book) (12/12)

Well Construction Standards (Red Book) (10/2009)

Laboratory Procedures

For copies of the below books please contact Chris Goforth at chris.goforth@dhhs.nc.gov or (919) 807-8879:

Basic Procedures for Waterworks (02/07)
Bacteriological Methods for Analysis of Drinking Water (2017)