Waste Water Lab Analyst Exam - Western
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When: March 12, 2020
1:00 p.m.
Where: Greensboro Water Resources
2602 S. Elm-Eugene St.
Greensboro, North Carolina  27406
United States
Contact: Carla Meadows

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Western Wastewater Laboratory Certification Exam


The Wastewater Laboratory Analyst Certification Exams will be held on March 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at:

                   Greensboro Water Resources

      2602 S. Elm-Eugene St.

      Greensboro, NC  27406


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Only the first 25 approved applicants will be able to attend.


The fee for the Class I, Class II, Class III and Class IV Wastewater Laboratory Analyst Certification Exams is $85.00 for members and $135 for nonmembers(There are no refunds/credits once the exams have been ordered.)


Exam applications must be received by February 29, 2020 in order to be eligible for review to take an exam.  Checks should be made out and mailed to: 


2841 Plaza Place, Suite 130

Raleigh, NC 27612


After applications are received they will be reviewed for eligibility.  Once the applications have been reviewed applicants will receive confirmations of their registration. 



1.      List each place of employment separately

a.      List the number of hours per week that wastewater laboratory work is/was conducted.

b.      List the specific wastewater tests that are/were conducted.

c.      List the total weeks or years with that employer and calculate hours of experience there.

2.      Add the total number of hours of wastewater lab experience from all jobs

(Please note that ONLY wastewater laboratory experience counts toward exam eligibility.  Drinking water laboratory experience and/or water/wastewater operational experience are not applicable. Wastewater laboratory experience from anytime in your career can be used.)


Example of Employment History/Wastewater Lab Experience:

 6/03 to 7/04    15 hrs/wk City of Graham WW Lab   BOD, TSS, Fecal  [56 weeks * 15 hr/wk = 840 hrs]

 8/05 to 12/05   40 hrs/wk Town of Cary WW Lab   TKN, Fecal, BOD  [20 weeks * 40 hr/wk =  800 hrs]

 1/06 to 10/06  10 hrs/wk Town of Troy WW Lab   Creek/Field Analysis  [40 weeks * 10 hr/wk = 400 hrs]

       TOTAL WW LAB EXPERIENCE = 2040 hours = 1.13 Years [1 “Work Year” = 1800 hours]


For those applicants taking the Class I exam for the first time, please include a xerox copy of your high school or college diploma to verify educational requirementsIf you have previously submitted this documentation for a prior exam, you DO NOT have to submit the information again.  Members from the Certification Board will review all applications for eligibility. All applicants will receive written notification of eligibility from the Board.  Exam information and directions to the exam location will be included at that time.


If you have any questions, please contact Carla Meadows in the NC AWWA-WEA office at 919-784-9030 or Cmeadows@ncsafewater.org.


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