Board News

  • Attention: 2019-2020 Renewals

    The 2019-2020 Renewals may be paid online through June 30, 2019. After that date the option to pay online will not be available. Any late payments for that renewal period, must be submitted with a paper renewal form: Renewal Form.

  • Examination Time Extension

    As of February 15, 2018, operators taking the "A" level examination in Biological Wastewater, Physical/Chemical Wastewater, Water Distribution and Water Treatment now have four hours instead of three hours to complete the exams. All other examinations will remain at the three-hour time limit.

    At this time, there is no additional cost for the extended "A" level examinations. However, beginning July 1, 2018, "A" level examination fees will increase to $129 per attempt.

  • Updated Exam Study Material

    On May 1, 2017, the Board adopted the Association of Boards of Certifications new standardized exams for Biological Wastewater, Water Treatment and Water Distribution.

    For more information on testing centers, study reference materials and time extensions and fees, please look over All About The Exams (pdf).

  • Online Applications Are Now Available

    You can now submit applications online! Online applications are a fast, easy, and secure way to submit for certification to the board.

    Please visit: to start the application process.

  • Administration Citations

    New Process-Administrative citations have been authorized by the Environmental Certification Board pursuant to S.C. Code of Laws Ann. §40-23-95 (1976, as amended). These administrative citations for unlicensed practice and aiding and abetting unlicensed practice may be issued by the LLR Office of Investigation and Enforcement (OIE).