Renew Your South Dakota Water Operator License

South Dakota Water Operator Online Continuing Education

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Learn More About South Dakota Water Operator License Renewal

Public water and wastewater treatment systems are operated by professionals holding a South Dakota water certification. This training requirement is intended to help protect the health of the people of South Dakota and the environment around them, along with the state’s investment in water treatment facilities.

South Dakota water operator certifications include licenses for water treatment, water distribution, wastewater treatment, wastewater collection, stabilization ponds, small water treatment systems and very small water systems.

Choose any course and start for free. Only pay to receive your certificate confirming your completed hours.

Work at your own pace on your own time from a desktop, laptop, tablet or even just your smartphone.

Courses are taught by water operator experts with decades of experience.

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How to Renew a South Dakota Water Operator Certification

South Dakota Water Operators must complete 10 to 30 hours of continuing education every three years in order to renew their South Dakota water certification.

  • One Class I or Class II certificate = 10 hours required
  • One Class III or Class IV certificate = 20 hours required
  • More than one certificate and all are Class I or Class II = 15 hours required
  • More than one certificate and at least one is a Class III or Class IV = 30 hours required

Deadline for license renewal is February 1 every year.

JADE Learning’s continuing education has helped over 150,000 professionals renew their licenses for more than 20 years. And we can help you, too.

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How continuing education courses work

Create CE Account Online

Create your account

Complete the form on this page to create a personal account.

Study Materials

Select a course

From within your account, choose from a list of accepted courses. All courses are free to begin. Start and switch as often as you’d like.

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Complete your course online

Our course material is 100% online. Study at your own pace according to your schedule, using a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

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Report your hours

Upon course completion, you’ll receive a certificate that confirms you completed your continuing education hours.

Available Courses

You choose from a list of relevant South Dakota water courses after you create an account.

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