Training opportunities and resources for water systems

Free training opportunities provided by us

  • Managing and operating for regulatory compliance 
    • 4-hour course, up to 0.4 training units awarded.
    • Meets mandatory regulatory training (MRT) requirements for certified operators.
    • Scheduled classroom or webinar delivery with live instructor.
    • Register by selecting your date
  • Sanitary Survey Preparation
  • Customized coaching and assistance
    • Free one-on-one coaching at your facility to meet your specific needs. 
    • Training units are available, depending on time spent with the coach.
    • Online training request or contact one of the drinking water training specialists, see list below. 
  • ORC Hiring and Contracting Guide
    • For written agreements between facilities and their ORC’s.
    • 15-minute, on-demand video introduction to ORC Hiring and Contracting Guide.
    • Immediately available upon submission of registration.
    • No training units available.
  • ORC’s delegation of tasks and activities 
    • To other individuals working under ORC’s supervision.
    • 20-minute, on-demand training video.
    • No training units available.
  • Evaluation form

Links to Other Training Opportunities

Contact us

Name Position Email Phone
General N/A cdphe.wqdwtraining@state.co.us N/A
Mike Bacon Drinking Water Training Specialist michael.bacon@state.co.us
303-692-2605
Tom Valenta Managerial and Financial Capacity and Training Specialist thomas.valenta@state.co.us
303-692-2988
Kyra Gregory Drinking Water Training Specialist kyra.gregory@state.co.us
303-908-7519
Nancy Horan Liaison to the Water & Wastewater Facility Operators Certification Board nancy.horan@state.co.us
720-254-1296