|Small Water System:||Yes|
|Certification Number(s)||Name||Distribution||Treatment||Filtration||D/T Expiration
|Numeric Cert #||Sort Name||Sort DRC|
|S‑303978||Christopher E Finke||DRC||07/31/2025||303978||Finke, Christopher E||1|
|DRC = Direct Responsible Charge
SWS = Small Water System
|Small System Operator|
|Oregon Administrative Rule:||333-061-0228 Certification Requirements For Small Water System Operators|
|Requirements:||(1) An applicant for initial certification as an operator of a small water system must meet the following requirements:
(i) Completion of Department approved training on small water system operation and water treatment processes
(2) A small water system operator certificate expires on July 31 every 3 years. A certificate will be renewed upon satisfactory evidence presented to the Department that the operator has completed 6 hours of Department approved continuing education since the issuance date of the last certificate by submittal of the attendance certificate along with the designated application form. When renewed, the new certificate will be valid for three years from the expiration date of the prior certificate.
(3)An operator whose certificate has expired cannot be in responsible charge of any small water system.
(4) Small water systems are exempt from fees.
|***The small water system operator certification requirement can be met by using a DRC operator with a current certification in the WD/WT series.|