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)
15A NCAC 02C .0101 GENERAL PROVISIONS to 15A NCAC 02C .0119 DELEGATION are the sections to be studied

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)