The USC Foundation has developed the Live Webinar series to offer backflow prevention assembly testers and cross-connection control program specialists an opportunity to be refreshed on current field test procedures and cross-connection control topics. Furthermore, all attendees will be eligible for continuing education units (CEU’s).
Attending the a Live Webinar may also help fulfill a student’s requirements for CEU’s. Many who attend a USC Foundation training course follow it up by taking a certification exam from a local water/ health authority or from a national organization. Many of these certification organizations require that the student complete a number of contact hours to maintain their certification year after year. As mentioned above, attendees at a Live Webinar will be eligible for 0.3 CEUs, which is equivalent to 3 contact hours.
Watching a Live Webinar in a Group?
If you plan to watch a Live Webinar in a group setting and would like everyone in the group to receive CEU credits; every person in the group must be a paid attendee.
USC Foundation policy is that each person viewing the webinar must be a paid attendee. Only paid attendees will receive CEU certificates.
If you plan on watching a Live Webinar in a group setting please contact the Foundation office.
The Foundation uses GoToWebinar online service to make its Live Webinars available to anyone with an Internet connection and a computer or mobile device.
System Requirements (For a list of complete system requirements click here):
Internet | Connection must be DSL speeds or better
Windows | Windows 7 or later | Mac | MAC OS X 10.9 or later | iOS | iOS 8 or later | Android | Android 4.0 or later
Windows Phone & Windows8/RT | Windows 8 or Windows RT
Water conservation is an important part of any water supplier’s program. So, in many areas recycled water systems are being put to use. Hear about the cross-connection issues associated with recycled water systems and the fact that dual plumbed systems (those plumbed with potable drinking water along with recycled water) must be tested periodically to ensure that there are no cross-connections between the two systems. Methods used to test the dual plumbed systems for cross-connections will be discussed including the pressure test, shutdown test and dye test.
Discover that not all irrigation systems are the same; some systems include fertilizer injection and/or chemigation while others do not. Learn which type of backflow prevention assemblies are acceptable for different types of irrigation systems. Plus, learn how to winterize irrigation systems to prevent any damage to backflow prevention assemblies.
Understanding how to identify cross-connections and determining the degrees of hazard are essential parts of keeping drinking water safe. Using photos of actual sites, attendees will learn how to prepare and execute a site survey by analyzing various water uses that may be discovered during a survey. And, determine how to identify cross-connections, the degrees of hazard and decide what type of backflow protection if any, is necessary.