Oklahoma Water Resources Board the Water Agency

Well Drilling & Pump Installation

Continuing Education Requirement

Since July 1, 2004, the completion of annual continuing education has been required during the first full year a license or operator certification is active and prior to renewal of any license or operator certification.

One unit of continuing education equals fifty minutes of approved instruction. All licensees and all certified operators are required to attend at least four units of approved continuing education during each year period (from July 1 through June 30) or a total of eight units for each two-year period of renewal. One unit must be comprised of an approved Oklahoma Rules and Regulations unit.

For more information on continuing education requirements, see OWRB Chapter 35 Rules: Well Driller and Pump Installer Licensing.

Continuing Education Opportunities

All courses offered through the OWRB and Oklahoma Ground Water Association (OGWA) are pre-approved for continuing education credit.

The following courses have also been pre-approved:

Date Location Course Title Contact

May 5

High Plains Tech Center, Woodward

OGWA Annual CEU Course


May 10

Western Tech Center, Burns Flat

OGWA Annual CEU Course


Additional courses offered by the following organizations may be approved for continuing education credit. Please contact the OWRB for information about course eligibility:

International School of Well Drilling (online courses offered)
International Ground Source Heat Pump Association
Pumps of Oklahoma

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