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Welcome to the Environmental Resources Training Center web site! We hope you find our new site useful and easy to use. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact us.


ERTC Students ERTC's program consists of two semesters of water and wastewater operations training, followed by a ten-week internship at a water and wastewater treatment plant. Graduates are eligible to take Illinois and Missouri certification exams to become certified as public drinking water supply operators and wastewater operators.

ERTC Students

ERTC Announces Creation of Alumni Scholarship

We are proud to announce the creation of the ERTC Alumni Scholarship. Since 1977, ERTC has been training water quality professionals who now work throughout the nation. With the establishment of the Alumni Scholarship, we hope to help future students by easing the financial burden of class fees and tuition. We are asking former students to help make this scholarship a reality.


Occupation Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators

Water Quality Control Operations Program

Tuition & Fees (2015-2016)

Books & Supplies Included
Completion Rate 82%

Overall Employment Rate


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