DW Operator Certification: WTFOCB

NC Water Treatment Facility Operator Certification Board


The NCWTFOCB has scheduled a special meeting for
February 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

The purpose of the meeting is to approve draft revisions of the 15A NCAC 18D rules for public comment and public hearing. The special meeting will be conducted via teleconference with call in number 919-501-4273. Alternately, the meeting can be monitored via telephone at the following physical address:

Archdale Building
512 North Salisbury Street, Room 1219
Raleigh, NC 27604

The following documents will be used as the basis for discussion
during the special meeting:

15A NCAC 18D Regulatory Impact Analysis
15A NCAC 18D Draft Rule Revisions

Board Meetings:  

Meetings of the North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators Certification Board are held at the City of Raleigh Transportation Field Services Office, located at 2550 Operations Way in Raleigh.

December 12, 2017 - Agenda
March 20, 2018
June 19, 2018
Seeptember 18, 2018
December 11, 2018
All meetings begin at 10:00AM
  • protect the public health and to conserve and protect the water resources of the State;
  • to protect the public investment in water treatment facilities;
  • to provide for the classifying of public water treatment facilities;
  • to require the examination of water treatment facility operators and the certification of their competency to supervise the operation of water treatment facilities;
  • and to establish the procedures for such classification and certification.
  • Further, it is the purpose of this Board to provide for the certification of personnel operating the distribution portion of a water treatment facility.
  • Water treatment facility operator
    • Wendell Pickett, High Point, CHAIRMAN
  • Employed by private water utility or private industry and who is responsible for the operation or supervision of a water supply and treatment facility
    • Jonathan Pons, Icard
  • Manager of a NC municipality using a surface water supply
    • Vacant
  • Not certified or regulated under this Article, representing the interest of the public at large
    • Steve Scruggs, P.E., Raleigh
  • Employed by the DEQ and working in the field of water supply;
    • Linda Raynor, Raleigh
  • Manager of a NC municipality using a treated groundwater supply
    • Angela Christian, Newport
  • Faculty member of a college or university whose major field is related to water supply
    • David Schaad, Ph.D., Durham
  • A director of utilities, water superintendent, or equivalent position with a NC municipality
    • Sam Call, Wilkesboro

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