8 Hour - Basics and Rules Relating to Backflow Prevention

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Description

Hours:  8 (All classes 8 am – 5 pm unless otherwise noted)
Cost:  $250

TCEQ Course Code 1234This eight hour class is primarily designed to provide continuing education for licensed Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers.  However, other licensed individuals may receive valuable information relating to their fields.  This course is classroom only and does not include the eight hours of “hands-on” or practical skills training as required by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

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Completing this course provides continuing education credit for the following licenses:

  • 8-hours of continuing education credits for licensed Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers (BPAT)
  • 8-hoursof continuing education credits for licensed Water and Wastewater Operators
  • 8-hours of continuing education credits for licensed Landscape Irrigators (LI)
  • 8-hours of continuing education credits for licensed Customer Service Inspectors (CSI)
  • 8-hours of continuing education credits for licensed Water Treatment Specialist (WTS)
  • 8-hours of continuing education credits for Registered Sanitarians
  • 8-hours of continuing education credits for Code Enforcement Officers

 

 Audience

  • BPAT License
  • CSI License (CSI)
  • Water Operator License
  • Landscape Irrigator License (LI)
  • Water Treatment Specialist License
  • Registered Sanitarians (RS)
  • Code Enforcement Officers –  Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) - link to website for Code Officer/Sanitarian CEU information

Prerequisites

The participant must be currently licensed as a Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester, or other license as appropriate, to receive 8-hours of continuing education credit.

 

Topics

Regulations

  • Federal – Safe Drinking Water Act
  • State – TCEQ 290 Rules
  • Plumbing Codes
  • Texas State Insurance Board – Fireline Testers
  • Local Regulations

Terminology/Definitions

  • Cross-Connection
  • Backflow-Backpressure-Backsiphonage
  • Hazard Evaluation
  • Direct Cross-Connection
  • Indirect Cross-Connection

Methods of Backflow Prevention and Recommended Installation Requirements

  • Non-mechanical methods of preventing backflow
  • Mechanical methods of preventing backflow
  • Practical application of methods of backflow prevention
  • Assembly approval process
  • Special conditions effecting backflow prevention
  • Therman Expansion
  • Auxilliary water supply

Upcoming Classes


08/14/2017

Houston, Texas
Course Number
: 17-1234-08a

LOCATION

Southern Water Corp.
5710 Airline Drive
Houston, Texas 77076

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09/05/2017

Irving, Texas
Course Number
: 17-1234-09a

LOCATION

HAC Training Room
5005 W. Royal Lane, Suite 142
Irving, Texas 75063

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09/18/2017

San Marcos, Texas
Course Number
: 17-1234-09b

LOCATION

Crystal Clear SUD
2370 FM 1979
San Marcos, Texas 78666

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09/27/2017

Irving, Texas
Course Number
: 17-1234-09c

LOCATION

HAC Training Room
5005 W. Royal Lane, Suite 142
Irving, Texas 75063

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10/09/2017

Lufkin, Texas
Course Number
: 17-1234-10a

LOCATION

City of Lufkin
305 Davis Street
Lufkin, Texas 75901

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10/30/2017

Temple, Texas
Course Number
: 17-1234-10b

LOCATION

City of Temple
7268 Airport Road
Temple, Texas 76502

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12/05/2017

Irving, Texas
Course Number
: 17-1234-12

LOCATION

HAC Training Room
5005 W. Royal Lane, Suite 142
Irving, Texas 75063

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