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This three (3) day training course is offered in support of the Safe Drinking Water Act and Virginia Waterworks Regulations. It is designed to prepare participants to test, inspect, and provide in-line maintenance of reduced pressure zone and other backflow prevention devices. Training includes both classroom and hands-on instruction with actual devices.
 
** DPOR APPROVED for Backflow Prevention Device Workers and 
Water and Wastewater Operators **

Registration Fee  $250
 
Training Schedule
Tuesday, October 30 - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, October 31 - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, November 1 - 8:30 am - Exam completion (normally 12:00 pm)
 
 
Course Topics
This training course addresses the following topics:
  • Definitions and related terms
  • Types of backflow protection devices and equipment
  • In-line inspection and maintenance
  • Hands-on practice with test equipment
  • Controlling agencies and regulations
  • Cross-connection record-keeping
  • Examples of cross connections

Who Should Attend?
Individuals who will find this course beneficial include:
  • Water and Wastewater Utility Personnel
  • Plumbers - all grades
  • Building and plumbing officials
  • Plumbing and public utility inspectors
  • Building maintenance specialists

Instructors
Classroom and hands-on instruction will be provided by Wade Hill of Wade in Cross Connections.

Sponsors
This training program is being presented by the Virginia Section AWWA.  The City of Salem is graciously allowing the use of their facilities to provide a classroom and wet-laboratory for hands-on training.   
 
Where
City of Salem Water Treatment Plant
1300 Tidewater Street
Salem, VA  24153
Organizers
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Geneva Hudgins
geneva.hudgins@vaawwa.org
434.386.3190