CCWP - Certification by reciprocity

Eligibility criteria
​Application process
  • The process:
    • ​Log in to the CCWP Portal.
    • ​Complete profile information, including experience and education, in the CCWP Portal.
    • Apply for certification by reciprocity in the CCWP Portal.
    • Applications will be reviewed in approximately 10 business days. Reviewer will
      • approve certification by reciprocity;
      • request additional information; or
      • deny the application.
    • ​An email will be sent to the applicant with notification of the reviewer's decision and instructions for next steps.
​Appeal rights
  • Applicants have the right to appeal reciprocity decisions to the Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification Board (Board).
    • ​This includes the right to appeal the decision not to include a certifying entity on the list of programs that administer Colorado-approved examinations. (A successful appeal will demonstrate how the certifying entity administers examinations that meet Colorado's criteria as described in the Board's Reciprocity Policy, Policy 13-1.)
  • ​Appeals should be submitted in writing to the Board office,, within 30 days of the reciprocity decision, unless the appeal relates to the list of programs that administer Colorado-approved examinations, which may be submitted at any time.