Wastewater Operator Certification

The Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission (WPCSOCC) is responsible for examination and certification of water pollution control system operators . Learn more about the Commission.

The purpose of the rules governing wastewater operators include: protecting public health; conserving, protecting, and maintaining quality water resources, and protecting public investment in water pollution control systems.

This list of Contract Operators is not comprehensive nor an endorsement. It is provided for convenience, and the information is provided by operators.  To be listed as a contract operator for NC Carolina Water Pollution Control Systems, please submit this form. To remain on the list, you must submit the form once a year. If you are hiring a contract operator, verify the operator have active certification status of the appropriate type and grade by checking the Certified Operator Status below. Ask the operator for their operator number.

2023 Wilbur E. Long Award celebrates wastewater operators who demonstrate excellence in our field. Please consider nominating someone.

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Email certadmin@ncdenr.gov for:

Email Jenee Williamston for:

  • Certification Reinstatement
  • Continuing Education Credit Inquiries
  • Certification Renewal
  • Exam Registration
  • Wallet Cards

Email Maureen Kinney for:

Email Patrick Beggs for:

Soil treatment of wastewater (Land Application / Surface Irrigation / Subsurface)

Verify Operator Designations by facility permit #:

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For currently active Certified Operators, use the Certified Operator Portal to check your billing, continuing education, exam status, etc. Use your NCID to login. ( NCID Registration  &  NCID Instructions)

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NCID Registration 
NCID Instructions

Mail Address:

1618 Mail Service Center 
Raleigh, NC  27699-1618

Physical Address:

WPCSOCC / Archdale Bldg 
512 N. Salisbury St., Suite 1209 
Raleigh, NC 27604

Main Phone: