Water and Wastewater Operations

Water and Wastewater Operations Courses

This course prepares the student for the T2 and W2 and higher drinking water license. It will explore the operation of water treatment and distribution systems in New Jersey through classroom lessons, discussions, plant tours and exams. Successful completion of this course is required to sit for the New Jersey Drinking Water exams Level 2 and higher. Topics to be covered:

Sources of and Characteristics of Water, Federal and State Rules, Regulations and Standards, Water Analysis Methods, Surface and Groundwater Supplies, Options of Water Treatment, Corrosion, Taste and Odor Control, and Math Calculations Relating to Drinking Water Operations.

CGRN-257 (90 hours)
Fee: $899 (Textbook additional)
  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, beginning January 24 (ends April 13), 6-9 p.m.

This course is designed to train personnel to safely and effectively operate and maintain wastewater collection systems. This program will review the State and Federal regulations of wastewater collection systems, including: NJDEP licensing requirements, sewer use ordinance regulations, collection system math, wastewater system components, collection system applications, operation and maintenance of pipelines, new construction guidelines, sewer/manhole rehabilitation and repair, pumping facilities and appurtenances, emergency response and troubleshooting, public relations and maintenance management. This course has been approved by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection and is intended to prepare students to sit for the C-2 state licensure exams. 

CGRN-158 (45 hours)
Fee: $489 (Textbook additional) 
  • Section CW01-Cape May County Campus
    Tuesdays, beginning January 18 (ends April 26), 4-7 p.m.


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Hours of Operation

Regular Business Hours:

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday


Summer Hours:

Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. 
Closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday