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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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A new professional designation. A new perception about you and your profession.

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 that 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, collection, and wastewater treatment operators. The PO designation is a unique offering, built upon international operator certification best practices that represent the critical skills and knowledge universal to operators anywhere in the world and ensure a rigorous and transparent certification process.

Though this is a voluntary opportunity, earning this designation signifies your commitment to the profession and expertise in the industry, thereby boosting not only your professional stature as an operator, but the credibility and public reputation of the organizations you represent. Earning your PO designation from C2EP is a smart career move, whether you’re looking for new challenges or perfectly content in your current position. Act fast! The first 250 respondents will receive a voucher for a free application! For your chance at a free application, please submit a contact form.