Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Water Treatment

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TRU has comprehensive industry relevant programs and courses related to all aspects of water and wastewater treatment. Programs and courses are available in the classroom, online and blended models utilizing Kamloops’ premier water treatment facility.

  • Water Treatment Technology Program
  • First Nations Training
  • Small Water Systems
  • Certificate for Water and Wastewater Utilities
  • Onsite Wastewater Training
  • Water Education for Industry

WaterSafe WTTP 0200

Online & Print Format, Continuous Intake
$147.00 (6 hrs)

An introductory course for owners and operators of small water systems (campsite operators, Parks, ranches, administrators, water equipment vendors, people with backyard swimming pools etc.) that provides owners and operators access to up-to-date, practical information on the safe delivery of drinking water by small water systems. You will receive a print package in the mail with instructions for completing the course. Included in these instructions will be a web address (URL), user name and password to access the course online or to access other resources. TRU WaterSafe Certificate awarded on completion of a qualifying exam.

For further information, please contact Julie Walshaw by email: or phone: 250-852-6862

Continuing Education for Water Treatment Industry

Operators currently in the field may take single courses (modules) to meet the mandatory continuing education units (CEUs) defined by the EOCP or for their own general interest. These courses are available in print format only and do not have online components. These courses are also CEU approved in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

Each course costs $285.00.

For further information, please contact the Program Assistant at 250-852-6862 or the Program Coordinator, Satwinder Paul by email: or phone: 250-371-5955