Cross Connection Control
MECP Director Approved 0.3 CEU, 3 hour course
Cross-connections are the paths through which it is possible for contaminating materials to enter a potable water supply, there are many ways that cross connections can exist in a water system.
This course will help operations staff identify and control cross connection situations.
Topics covered during this course include:
– how cross connections can exist for years or even decades before certain sets of conditions occur that make them a danger
– that cross connections can be frequently found in municipalities that were previously on private well systems and then converted to municipal distribution systems
– back flow prevention plans
– how private fire hydrants are often the cause of cross connections
– methods and devices to prevent backflow and back siphonage
– principle operation of a reduced pressure double zone assembly
– internal record keeping