Stormwater News


Full Online QSP / QSD Testing and Certificate Processing After 8/29/11

For all Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) and Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP) applicants
who have not taken and passed your QSD and/or QSP exam(s)

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In response to the overwhelming demand for faster test results and processing, CASQA, the State Water Board, and the Office of Water Programs (OWP) are pleased to announce that QSD and QSP applicants will be able to take their exam(s) online. This will be an alternative to the in-person exam, which will be phased out this fall.

Additionally, to streamline the process as much as possible and minimize cost, CASQA and OWP are making the registration process self-service.
The online exams and registration process will be accessible any time (24/7) If you have taken QSP and/or QSD Training from a qualified Trainer of Record, you will be able to:


AND if you have provided all of the required contact information, underlying prerequisite registration / certification information, and paid your 2-year registration fee, within minutes you will:


The cost for taking exam(s) online and registering for 2 years through this new automated system is $125. The new system saves you the cost of time and travel to take the exam at a test facility. Plus, you can et your results and certificate much sooner.

To take your QSD and/or QSP exam(s) and to register online, visit after NOON, Monday, August 29 to get started.