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Model Standards Conformity Assessment Service -

ANKENY, Iowa - (Oct. 16, 2014) Publishing the Model Standards of Operator Certification marked a major step toward providing comprehensive...




ABC Receives Top ASAE Honors -

ANKENY, Iowa - (Sept. 4, 2014) The Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) has earned a 2014 American Society of Association Executives (...




Measuring Progress -

ANKENY, Iowa – (June 25, 2014) As ABC began 2013 after its milestone 40th anniversary in 2012, the anticipation of a new wave of member initi...




How to Become an Ohio EPA Certified Operator -

ANKENY, Iowa - (Jan. 23, 2014) ABC is an approved exam provider for Ohio EPA. As an approved exam provider, ABC offers computerized operator c...




Association of Boards of Certification introduces Model Standards Of Operator Certification -

ANKENY, Iowa, (Jan. 15, 2014) – The Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) today released its Model Standards of Operator Certifica...




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Engineers, accountants, and countless other professionals have long had the opportunity to earn designations that let their industry peers, their customers, and the public know they have mastered the most rigorous standards of their respective industries. Water and wastewater operators have not had the same opportunity –– until now. ABC’s Certification Commission for Environmental Professionals (C2EP) proudly introduces the Professional Operator (PO) designation for C2EP certified water treatment, distribution, wastewater treatment, and collection operators.

This unique offering creates new opportunities for career advancement. C2EP’s standardized certification and the PO designation make skills transferable and allow for uniform recognition of professional credentials. Earning a PO is a smart career move that may increase earning potential and expand job opportunities.

For more information on how to get started toward the Professional Operator certification and professional designation, visit