Cross Connection Control is a systemic approach used to protect our drinking water from pollution and contamination. This course covers a comprehensive description and hands-on testing of the backflow prevention devices used to protect our drinking water. Topics include: causes of backflow, terms and definitions relating to cross connection control, selection of backflow prevention devices, determining hazard classification, maintenance of devices and approved testing procedures. This course is designed for plumbers, pipefitters, sprinkler fitters, and those who are involved in the installation and maintenance of back flow prevention devices.Please check with your local authority for backflow prevention testing requirements as requirements may differ between jurisdictions Others who work in the drinking water industry may find this program useful for their job or position. The written and practical exams will be held on the last day of classes. Training Credit: 3.0 CEUs
Note: All participants must bring a calculator to class.
Note: All students in both the Full and Refresher course will need the NEW 2018 edition of the Canadian national cross connection control manual. Textbooks costs will not be refunded after the Registration Deadline.
Note: The AWWA certification fee is $100 plus GST (valid for 5 years) and can be paid with cheque or credit card at the time of the test to Western Canada Section AWWA.