Source: U.S. EPA: Office of Water
Publication: Water System Operator Roles and Responsibilities: A Best Practices Guide
Date: 2006

Water system operator roles and responsibilities can vary system to system. This guide will help you better understand your roles and responsibilities in delivering safe drinking water to customers. Additional responsibilities, which can vary depending on your system size, characteristics (e.g., complexity of treatment), managerial structure, and regulatory requirements, are also covered.