November 10, 2021, Municipal Wastewater Exam

We take the health and safety of our training and event attendees very seriously and are following Emergency Orders, the Michigan Occupational Health And Safety Administration Emergency Rules, and CDC guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID 19.  The state is taking proactive steps to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan.  We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in reducing the coronavirus risk to Michigan residents.  For current and up-to-date information regarding the Coronavirus visit CDC.gov/Coronavirus.

Directives regarding the COVID-19 pandemic are regularly changing and we are adapting to these changes to best serve you.  The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, an Energy's Water Resources Division is working with each testing venue to ensure that social distancing at the exam can be maintained.  As a result of changing requirements for gathering at indoor public venues, we are asking you to please visit this website on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, to see if the exam has been canceled at your testing location.  You will not be contacted directly if the exam is canceled.

Please ask yourself these questions before leaving for your exam site. If you answer "yes" to any of these, you cannot take the exam and your application and fee will be moved to the May 2022, exam date. If you have been feeling sick, please contact us and we will accommodate you. Do not come to the exam site if you have been feeling sick.

  • In the past 14 days, have you been tested for a current COVID-19 infection and your test result was positive or your test result is still pending?
  • Within the last 14 days, have you had close, in-person contact with anyone who was diagnosed with COVID-19 or anyone who has any symptoms consistent with COVID-19?
  • Do you have any newly developed or worsening symptoms?
    • One of these symptoms: Fever or chills, Cough, Shortness of breath, Difficulty breathing, Loss of smell, Loss of taste; OR
    • Two of these symptoms: Fatigue, Muscle aches, Headache, Sore throat, Diarrhea, Nausea or vomiting, Congestion or Runny nose

Please be aware that a facemask is required to write the exam unless you are medically unable to wear one. Contact us immediately if you are unable to wear a facemask for the exam event.

Please contact us if you are unable to take the exam on November 10, 2021. If you do not show up for the exam without prior notification to our Unit, you will have to reapply for the May 2022 exam cycle. Your application and fee will not automatically be pushed to the next exam cycle.

FAQs

  • What if the exam is canceled? If the exam is canceled, your application and exam fee will be applied to the May 2022 scheduled exam; you do not need to take any action. 
  • What if I am not feeling well? If you have been sick recently or are feeling sick the day of the exam, please contact us and we will move your application and fee to the May 2022 exam.  
  • Do I need to bring anything? Yes, please bring a few pencils, a non-programmable calculator, and a facemask. Face shields are not acceptable. Please contact us if you are medically unable to wear a face mask.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Earl Wuestnick, Licensing and Technology Support Unit, Field Operations Support Section, WRD, at 517-881-0797 or WuestnickE@Michigan.gov, or Alyssa Sarver, Licensing and Technology Support Unit, Field Operations Support Section, WRD, at 517-881-1371 or SarverA@Michigan.gov.