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Become an operator and help protect our most valuable resources:
public health and the environment! ​

To find out more, click on the Operator Careers Brochure

Operator Scholarships


  • NYWEA is offering scholarships to individuals living in New York State to pay for pre-certification training towards wastewater operator certification! 
  • You can apply for this scholarship for ANY classes taken within a year,  you do not have to be currently enrolled.  
  • Pre-Certification training includes Basic Operations, Basic Laboratory, Activated Sludge, the Supervisory and Technical Module, and Grade 4 Management.​
  • Ten scholarships of up to $1,000 each will be awarded throughout the year; five in the Spring and five in the Fall. 
  • Deadlines: Spring March 1, 2023​Fall - November 1, 2022
  • Brian Romeiser P​re-Certification Opera​tor Scholarship Application​ 


Scholarships for the following: 

Operator Search​​

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​Note: ​​Do not enter the NY prefix or any leading zeros. ​​For example, if your ​SPDES number is NY0012345 simply enter 12345.​

This form was recently updated. If any of your information needs to be updated, please call Carolyn Steinhauer at 315-422-7811 x4.


For information/questions contact

Carolyn Steinhauer

315-422-7811 x 4 or

OpCert Admin Area