Provides one-on-one and classroom style training to water operators throughout Alaska.

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This program provides formal training to water operators and utility personnel through classroom-style seminars in all regions of Alaska. Courses provided by Alaska Rural Water Association are at little or at no cost. Please visit our to view current trainings or if you wish to register online.

Some of the courses offered by our TAT Program include:

  • OIT/Level 1 Operator Certification
  • Operator Math (All Levels)
  • Chemical Dosage Calculations
  • Chemical Feed Pump O&M
  • General Pump O&M
  • Operator Safety
  • Chemical Handling Safety
  • Vulnerability Assessment / Emergency Response Planning
  • Water System / Village Council / HOA Board Training
  • Wellhead / Source Water Protection
  • Drinking Water Sampling
  • Confined Space Entry

EPA Rules:

  • Arsenic Rule
  • Stage 1 & 2 Disinfectant/Disinfection Byproducts Rules
  • Long Term 1 & 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rules
  • Consumer Confidence Reports
  • Public Notification Rule
  • Lead & Copper Rule


If you do not see what you need for you or your operators, please let us know. We will do our best to research and produce training to meet your needs. We have access to trainers from all over Alaska, as well as from the lower 48.