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Plant Maintenance Technologist

The following are approved as reference sources for the ABC examinations. Maintenance technologists should use the latest edition of these reference sources to prepare for the exam.


ACR Publication, Inc.
  • Pumps and Pumping
  • Electrical Fundamentals for Water and Wastewater

To order, contact:
ACR Publication, Inc.
1298 Elm St SW
Albany OR 97321
Website: www.acrp.com/waterwwbooks.html
Phone: (541) 928-5211
Fax: (541) 926-3478
Email: acrp@acrp.com


California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) Foundation, Office of Water Programs
  • Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Volume II
  • Industrial Waste Treatment, Volume II
  • Water Treatment Plant Operation, Volume II
  • Manage for Success

To order, contact:
Office of Water Programs
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento CA 95819-6025
Website: www.owp.csus.edu
Phone: (916) 278-6142
Fax: (916) 278-5959
Email: wateroffice@owp.csus.edu


Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Part 1910 Occupational Safety and Health Standards.             Available at: www.osha.gov; click on Standards

Industrial Maintenance, 2nd Edition by Denis Green and Jonathon F. Gosse
Available at: www.usabluebook.com

Audel Mechanical Trades Pocket Manual, 4th Edition by Thomas Bieber Davis and Carl A. Nelson Sr.
Available at: www.borders.com