Cross Connection Control 0.3 CEU

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