Small Water Systems

Register nowCourse Overview

This two-day course introduces students to the fundamentals of small water systems operations and maintenance, and what operators need to know to ensure that their systems complies with legislation and protect public health.

You should take this course if you:

  • Operate and maintain water systems that serve a population of less than 500.
  • Are preparing to write the EOCP certification exam for small water systems.

Learning Objectives

After completing the Small Water Systems course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the factors that impact water quality, the legislation that governs water quality and supply, and how to monitor and report on your water system to protect public health.
  • Understand common water treatment methods, including filtration, and the safe use of chlorine, ozone and UV for disinfection.
  • Understand how water distribution systems function, including the materials and equipment, repair and maintenance procedures, and safety.


Certification Information


This course provides:

  • 1.2 core CEUs for small water systems and water treatment (SWS & WT) EOCP certifications. 
  • Related CEUs for small wastewater systems, wastewater collection, wastewater treatment and water distribution (SWWS, WWC, WWT & WD) EOCP certifications.

Delivery Formats

This course is offered in three formats:

  1. A classroom environment using interactive elements and real-life situations in order to make your learning experience as interesting and relevant as possible.
  2. Online, offering students an opportunity to progress through the course at their own pace. The online version covers the same material and is available for a 12 week period.
  3. Custom training at your worksite. If your workplace would like to offer the course to several employees, please contact us to see if a customized program at your worksite would be a better solution for you!



Delivery Option
In-class $529 member / $649 non-member
Online $379 member / $499 non member
Custom training From $244 per student, depending on class size. Contact us for details!


Upcoming Small Water Systems Courses

 Date  Location  Instructor  Price Registration
Sept. 7 - Dec. 7, 2018 Online Dean Scovill $379/$499 Register now
Oct. 23 - 24, 2018 Prince George, BC Mark Feltham $529/$649 Register now
Nov. 8 - 9, 2018 Kelowna, BC Norm Clarkson $529/$649 Register now
Nov. 20 - 21 Nanaimo, BC Pat Miller $529/$649 Register now

Click here to see the full list of upcoming courses or to view our course catalogue.

Registration Information

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Click on any Register Now button or link (you will need to know the start date of the course you're registering for).
Email, fax or mail:

Complete our registration form and send it to the BCWWA office.


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