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Wastewater Collection Operator Exam References

The following are approved as reference sources for the 2017 ABC standardized wastewater collection operator exams. Reference lists for prior generations of ABC standardized exams are included in the respective Need-to-Know Criteria.

California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) Foundation, Office of Water Programs
  • Operation and Maintenance of Wastewater Collection Systems, Volume I and II
  • Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Volume I and II

Water Environment Federation (WEF)
  • Existing Sewer Evaluation and Rehabilitation - Manual of Practice FD-6
  • Operation of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants - Manual of Practice No. 11
  • Wastewater Collection Systems Management - Manual of Practice No. 7

National Environmental Training Center for Small Communities (NETCSC)
  • Protecting Your Community's Assets: A Guide for Small Wastewater Systems