Live Webinar

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).

A webinar is not meant to be a replacement for the USC Foundation week-long tester or specialist training courses.

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):
| Connection must be DSL speeds or better
| 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

Upcoming Live Webinar Dates and Topics

10 August
Webinar Topic: Irrigation Systems and Winterizing

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.


14 November
Webinar Topic: Cross-Connection Control Surveys

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.



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