Major changes to the Colorado Drinking Water Regulations Article 11, Section 39 will go into effect in 2015.

Is your Water District ready for the changes?

This workshop will provide the student with the information necessary to conduct a thorough water hazard survey necessary to comply with the revised regulations.  Students will conduct several field surveys at various types of facilities.  Students will learn blueprint reading and interpretation.  Various types of backflow prevention, their application and limitations will be discussed.  Water hydraulics and the causes of backflow will be reviewed.  The workshop will discuss several test procedures and proper test report results.  Students will learn Federal, State and Local Rules, Regulations & policies and the public relations needed for a successful Cross Connection Control Program.

This workshop is designed for Water District supervisors and employees managing a Cross Connection Control Program.

The class covers:

  • Program development and managementMech Room
  • Regulations & responsibilities
  • Water hydraulics
  • Types and limitations of various backflow prevention
  • Blueprint reading & interpretation
  • Public relation
  • Water hazard surveys


Following the class, students may elect to take the ABPA Specialist Examination.

Qualification necessary to take the ABPA Specialist Exam:

  • Option 1: A & B
  • Option 2: A & C
  • Option 3: D
  1. Current ABPA Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification.
  2. Training: Have taken or are enrolled in a Cross Connection Control Specialist training course.
  3. Experience: Minimum of two (2) years’ experience which qualifies you for certification.
  4. Experience: Minimum of five (5) years’ documented experience performing Cross Connection Control Specialist duties (as per the ABPA Cross Connection Control Specialist Need to Know Criteria) which qualifies you for certification.

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