Focus On Water
2022
NDEE Test Dates for
Wastewater Treatment Facility Operators
Offered by the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy


Updated: June 9, 2022

Changes include location updates and the July conference exam date is now July 22, 2022 in Kearney, Nebraska.

Due to the Covid-19 virus, a limited number of in-person exams are scheduled, all other testing will be at PSI Testing Centers.


2022
Date
Time
Location
Address
Maximum # allowed
February 10, 2022
9:15 AM
Hastings
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Hastings Central Community College
550 S Technical Blvd
Hastings, NE 68901
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10
March 24, 2022
9:15 AM
Lincoln
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NDEE
245 Fallbrook Blvd
Lincoln NE

Hearing Room
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24

April 21, 2022

9 AM
North Platte
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Public Works Training Center
420 E 8th St.
North Platte, NE 69101

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26


May 26, 2022

9:15 AM
Norfolk
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Lifelong Learning Center Bldg
Suite E
Northeast Community College
801 East Benjamin Ave
Norfolk, NE 68702
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26
June 23, 2022
9:15 AM
Lincoln
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NDEE
245 Fallbrook Blvd
Lincoln NE

(Online exams available onsite)

Hearing Room
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24
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July 22, 2022
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9 AM
Kearney
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Kearney Holiday Inn Conference Cntr
Rm TBD
110 Second Ave
Kearney, NE 68847

Exam held in conjunction with
NWEA Annual Heartland
Operator's Conference
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20
August 26, 2022
9:15 AM
Lincoln
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NDEE
245 Fallbrook Blvd
Lincoln NE

Hearing Room
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24


October 13, 2022
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TBD AM

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Norfolk

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Lifelong Learning Center Bldg
Suite E
Northeast Community College
801 East Benjamin Ave
Norfolk, NE 68702
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20
December 15, 2022
TBD AM
Columbus
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TBD
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TBD


Please review EXAM SITE policy information BELOW:

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Examination Site Policy
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Candidates are asked to follow the facility policy regarding mask wear.
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Photo identification required
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Please bring a calculator (non-graphical & non-programmable)
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Exams are closed-book
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ABC Formula Conversion Table, scratch paper, and pencils are provided
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No reference material is allowed into the examination site
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Examinees are forbidden to copy, record and/or otherwise take exam content material from the examination site.
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Contact NDEE
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Exam Coordinator
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Op. Cert.
Program
Desk
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NDEE Main Phone
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The NDEE is a Testing Service Partner with the Association of Boards of Certification (ABC; www.abccert.org*) and administers the Nebraska Wastewater Operator Certification using ABC customized exams.

More information is available on the NDEE webpage: http://dee.ne.gov (go to Licenses & Certification, then Operator Certification (Wastewater).

See ABC webpage (www.abccert.org*) for additional information and study guide references (including formula/conversion table).
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Description
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Current Fee *...
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Test
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$150.00
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Retest
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$125.00
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* Fees are nonrefundable.




**IMPORTANT**

Submit the completed application and citizenship attestation forms to NDEE along with your payment by check or money order to be received no later than 30 DAYS BEFORE the testing date you plan to attend.


Make checks payable to the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy.

Mail your completed forms and fees to:

Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, NE 68509-8922



If you have questions please call the NDEE Operator Certification Program at 402.471.4244.

Forms are available from the NDEE website.

Please bring a non-programmable, non-graphical calculator to the testing site along with your photo ID.

Use of a cell phone, cell phone calculator, or any device capable of taking pictures or copying any materials during the exam is not allowed.

NDEE contracts with the Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) to provide legally defensible and nationally accredited wastewater operator certification exams. More information about ABC can be found at www.abccert.org *.





* This webpage contains links to Non-NDEE websites, these links will open in a new tab or window *



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