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    already done so please Sign In or Create an Account to register Should you need assistance with your registration email our Registration Specialist Shobhan Chickarmane Introduction Water Distribution Course RC Member 575 Non member 750 Continuing Education Units 3 6 CEUs Completion with Grade C or better and attendance of at least 36 hours Suggested Prerequisites HS diploma and or GED and some basic math skills Overview This one week 36 hour course provides a comprehensive introduction to water distribution systems for Water Distribution Operators at the apprenticeship level Participants learn key concepts and terms in topic areas including water sources and regulations wells and pumps water pressure and head water and power instrumentation and controls and water distribution system operation The essentials of water mathematics are introduced throughout the course to increase your skill in using formulas and conversion factors on the job This course meets Monday Friday 7 30 am 4 30 pm When 5 16 2016 5 20 2016 Where California Nevada Section Office 10435 Ashford Street First Floor Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730 Sign In Username Required Password Required Remember me on this computer Forgot my password or my username Create a new account Refund Policy Requests

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    Water Operators Online Training for Utilities ACE16 Reception Future Events Membership Join or Renew My Membership Student Chapters Photo Albums Certification Backflow Cross Connection Specialist Water Quality Lab Analyst Water Distribution Operator Water Treatment Operator Water Use Efficiency Advocacy Advocacy Government Affairs News NSF ANSI Std 61 Communications SOURCE Magazine Resource Guide Publications Email Archive Water Loss Skip breadcrumb navigation If you haven t already done so please Sign In or Create an Account to register Should you need assistance with your registration email our Registration Specialist Shobhan Chickarmane Exam XCC Fair Oaks When 5 20 2016 5 20 2016 Where Fair Oaks Water District 10317 Fair Oaks Blvd Fair Oaks CA 95628 Sign In Username Required Password Required Remember me on this computer Forgot my password or my username Create a new account Refund Policy Requests for refunds must be made in writing and are subject to the following conditions Full refund of fee paid minus 50 00 handling fee will be issued for cancellations received more than two weeks prior to class or event date All fees are non refundable thereafter Transfer Policy Requests for transfers must be made in writing Transfers are based on availability No transfer

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    Online Training for Utilities ACE16 Reception Future Events Membership Join or Renew My Membership Student Chapters Photo Albums Certification Backflow Cross Connection Specialist Water Quality Lab Analyst Water Distribution Operator Water Treatment Operator Water Use Efficiency Advocacy Advocacy Government Affairs News NSF ANSI Std 61 Communications SOURCE Magazine Resource Guide Publications Email Archive Water Loss Skip breadcrumb navigation If you haven t already done so please Sign In or Create an Account to register Should you need assistance with your registration email our Registration Specialist Shobhan Chickarmane Exam BF San Marcos Backflow Exam When 5 21 2016 5 21 2016 Where Palomar College 1140 West Mission Blvd Room T 114 San Marcos CA 92069 Sign In Username Required Password Required Remember me on this computer Forgot my password or my username Create a new account Refund Policy Requests for refunds must be made in writing and are subject to the following conditions Full refund of fee paid minus 50 00 handling fee will be issued for cancellations received more than two weeks prior to class or event date All fees are non refundable thereafter Transfer Policy Requests for transfers must be made in writing Transfers are based on availability No

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    Online Training for Utilities ACE16 Reception Future Events Membership Join or Renew My Membership Student Chapters Photo Albums Certification Backflow Cross Connection Specialist Water Quality Lab Analyst Water Distribution Operator Water Treatment Operator Water Use Efficiency Advocacy Advocacy Government Affairs News NSF ANSI Std 61 Communications SOURCE Magazine Resource Guide Publications Email Archive Water Loss Skip breadcrumb navigation If you haven t already done so please Sign In or Create an Account to register Should you need assistance with your registration email our Registration Specialist Shobhan Chickarmane Exam BF W Sacramento When 5 21 2016 5 21 2016 Where Dr Kenneth D Kerri Training Center 3920 W Capitol Ave Suite 100 West Sacramento CA 95691 Sign In Username Required Password Required Remember me on this computer Forgot my password or my username Create a new account Refund Policy Requests for refunds must be made in writing and are subject to the following conditions Full refund of fee paid minus 50 00 handling fee will be issued for cancellations received more than two weeks prior to class or event date All fees are non refundable thereafter Transfer Policy Requests for transfers must be made in writing Transfers are based on availability

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    If you haven t already done so please Sign In or Create an Account to register Should you need assistance with your registration email our Registration Specialist Shobhan Chickarmane Water Use Efficiency Grade I Workshop SAC Member 375 Non member 550 This two day workshop is for those who already have a very basic understanding of the water industry and want to build a deeper knowledge of the water supply in the Western US the roles different agencies play in supply and conservation and basic conservation measures for Residential CII and Landscaping The class covers different types of conservation programming and it discusses various strategies depending on the type of organization and the desired results Throughout the class various types of water math problems are reviewed as they apply to water conservation calculations This class is 7 30 am 4 30 pm Earn up to 16 contact hours When 5 23 2016 5 24 2016 Where California Nevada Section Training Facility SAC 3920 West Capitol Avenue Suite 100 West Sacramento CA 95691 Sign In Username Required Password Required Remember me on this computer Forgot my password or my username Create a new account Refund Policy Requests for refunds must be

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    Water Operators Online Training for Utilities ACE16 Reception Future Events Membership Join or Renew My Membership Student Chapters Photo Albums Certification Backflow Cross Connection Specialist Water Quality Lab Analyst Water Distribution Operator Water Treatment Operator Water Use Efficiency Advocacy Advocacy Government Affairs News NSF ANSI Std 61 Communications SOURCE Magazine Resource Guide Publications Email Archive Water Loss Skip breadcrumb navigation If you haven t already done so please Sign In or Create an Account to register Should you need assistance with your registration email our Registration Specialist Shobhan Chickarmane Exam BF Pittsburg Backflow Exam When 5 27 2016 5 27 2016 Where Pittsburg Water Treatment Plant 300 Olympia Dr Pittsburg CA 94565 Sign In Username Required Password Required Remember me on this computer Forgot my password or my username Create a new account Refund Policy Requests for refunds must be made in writing and are subject to the following conditions Full refund of fee paid minus 50 00 handling fee will be issued for cancellations received more than two weeks prior to class or event date All fees are non refundable thereafter Transfer Policy Requests for transfers must be made in writing Transfers are based on availability No transfer requests

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    Training for Water Operators Online Training for Utilities ACE16 Reception Future Events Membership Join or Renew My Membership Student Chapters Photo Albums Certification Backflow Cross Connection Specialist Water Quality Lab Analyst Water Distribution Operator Water Treatment Operator Water Use Efficiency Advocacy Advocacy Government Affairs News NSF ANSI Std 61 Communications SOURCE Magazine Resource Guide Publications Email Archive Water Loss Skip breadcrumb navigation If you haven t already done so please Sign In or Create an Account to register Should you need assistance with your registration email our Registration Specialist Shobhan Chickarmane Exam BF Sunnyvale When 5 28 2016 5 28 2016 Where Backflow Prevention Specialist 1131 Elko Drive Sunnyvale CA 94089 Sign In Username Required Password Required Remember me on this computer Forgot my password or my username Create a new account Refund Policy Requests for refunds must be made in writing and are subject to the following conditions Full refund of fee paid minus 50 00 handling fee will be issued for cancellations received more than two weeks prior to class or event date All fees are non refundable thereafter Transfer Policy Requests for transfers must be made in writing Transfers are based on availability No transfer requests will

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    of a potable water supply system This can result in contamination of the potable water supply Backflow contamination can occur if there are existing cross connections backsiphonage or backpressure conditions and unprotected cross connection or failure of protection devices Elimination of cross connections and prevention of backflow is essential to maintaining the safety and health of the water supply This course highlights the methods of backflow prevention and describes seven commonly used backflow prevention devices This training course has 14 learning modules with a 10 question exam OBJECTIVES At the end of this training the participant will be able to List and explain three methods for backflow prevention List seven types of backflow prevention devices and for each type o Identify its schematic o Explain its operation o List its advantages and disadvantages o Describe its application s PREREQUISITES No prior knowledge is required COURSE OUTLINE Eliminating Cross Connections Maintaining Minimum System Pressure Applying Backflow Prevention Devices Identification of Hazard Types Types of Backflow Prevention Devices Air Gaps Barometric Loops Vacuum Breakers Double Check Valve Assemblies Residential Dual Check Valve Atmospheric Vacuum Breaker Pressure Vacuum Breaker Hose Bibb Vacuum Breaker Testing and Maintenance of Backflow Prevention Devices AUDIENCE This course is intended for professional operators technicians and management personnel of water districts agencies and organizations REGULATORY REFERENCE N A AGENDA This course is offered online and is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year TEACHING METHODOLOGY EVALUATION This course is self paced online training The course contains review exercises and case studies to re enforce the course content and students are evaluated via a multiple choice exam Upon completion students are given an opportunity to evaluate the course Return COURSE TITLE Backflow Prevention Overview COURSE DURATION 60 minutes OVERVIEW Backflow is an undesirable flow condition caused by a differential pressure that causes the flow of water and other substances into the distribution pipes of a potable water supply system This can result in contamination of the potable water supply Backflow contamination can occur if there are existing cross connections back siphonage or backpressure conditions and unprotected cross connection or failure of protection devices Elimination of cross connections and prevention of backflow is essential to maintaining the safety and health of the water supply This course highlights the common conditions that result in backflow why cross connection control and backflow prevention are necessary the indicators of backflow contamination methods for mitigating backflow events and the elements of a typical backflow prevention program This training course has 12 learning modules with a 10 question exam OBJECTIVES At the end of this training the participant will be able to Define cross connection and backflow List five examples of common cross connections Explain why cross connection control and backflow prevention are necessary Define backsiphonage and backpressure and list potential causes for each Describe the conditions needed for backflow to occur List and explain five indicators of backflow Describe four methods for mitigating backflow events Explain the regulatory basis for cross connection control programs Describe a typical backflow prevention program PREREQUISITES No prior knowledge is required COURSE OUTLINE Definitions Importance of Cross Connection Control and Backflow Prevention Common Cross Connections Contamination Events Backsiphonage Backpressure Conditions Necessary for Backflow to Occur Detecting Backflow Occurrences Mitigating Backflow Events Cross Connection Control Programs Developing the Program Implementing the Program AUDIENCE This course is intended for professional operators technicians and management personnel of water districts agencies and organizations REGULATORY REFERENCE N A AGENDA This course is offered online and is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year TEACHING METHODOLOGY EVALUATION This course is self paced online training The course contains review exercises and case studies to re enforce the course content and students are evaluated via a multiple choice exam Upon completion students are given an opportunity to evaluate the course Return COURSE TITLE Disinfection Basics COURSE DURATION 60 minutes OVERVIEW This course is designed to provide you with the basic information and safety rules to help you work safely with and around the chemicals that many organizations use in the water disinfection process This course concentrates on Aqua Ammonia Sodium Hypochlorite and Calcium Hypochlorite We will examine each chemical and the safety procedures necessary for their safe handling and use This training course has 7 learning modules with a 10 question exam OBJECTIVES At the end of this training the participant will understand The general purpose of the disinfection process The bacteria viruses and intestinal parasites that contaminate drinking water The factors that influence disinfection and explain how they influence it The types of chemical disinfectants and the advantages and disadvantages of each The dangers associated with Sodium and Calcium Hypochlorite The dangers associated with Aqua Ammonia General safety considerations and practice for the use of disinfecting chemicals The importance of his organization s safety policy PREREQUISITES No prior knowledge is required COURSE OUTLINE Safety Policy What are Sodium and Calcium Hypochlorite The dangers of Sodium and Calcium Hypochlorite Safety Considerations for Sodium and Calcium Hypochlorite What is Aqua Ammonia The Dangers of Aqua Ammonia Safety considerations and practice for the use of disinfecting chemicals AUDIENCE This course is intended for professional operators technicians and management personnel of water districts agencies and organizations REGULATORY REFERENCE N A AGENDA This course is offered online and is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year TEACHING METHODOLOGY EVALUATION This course is self paced online training The course contains review exercises and case studies to re enforce the course content and students are evaluated via a multiple choice exam Upon completion students are given an opportunity to evaluate the course Return COURSE TITLE Distribution Service to Customers COURSE DURATION 60 minutes OVERVIEW Water distribution systems are an integral part of keeping the public healthy and safe The primary purpose of a water distribution system is the delivery of potable water for drinking and firefighting To meet that goal systems are designed by civil engineers and city planners to meet the changing needs of homes offices and industries The water operator plays a key role in the installation of these systems This course covers the methods of distribution to service customers the installation of services as well as the maintenance of services Also covered are the types of customers metering of these customers and proper records to be kept for service customers This training course has 9 learning modules with a 10 question exam OBJECTIVES At the end of this training the participant will be able to Describe the four types of public water systems found in the United States Identify the basic configurations of water distribution systems Explain the common methods for making water service connections Identify common problems with water service connections PREREQUISITES No prior knowledge is required COURSE OUTLINE Water Distribution Systems Categories of Water Distribution Systems System Design Distribution System Piping Water Service Connections Water Service Taps Water Meters Maintenance of Services Record Keeping Summary AUDIENCE This course is intended for professional operators technicians and management personnel of water districts agencies and organizations REGULATORY REFERENCE N A AGENDA This course is offered online and is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year TEACHING METHODOLOGY EVALUATION This course is a self paced Internet based training The course contains review exercises and case studies to re enforce the course content and students are evaluated via a multiple choice exam Upon completion of the course students are prompted to complete a course evaluation Return COURSE TITLE Distribution System Materials and Equipment COURSE DURATION 60 minutes OVERVIEW Water distribution systems are a vital part of ensuring public health and safety The primary purpose of water distribution systems is the delivery of sufficient quantities of potable water while maintaining water quality While the delivery of drinking water is the most visible part of the distribution system the system must be built to the higher demands that firefighting can place upon it firefighting can require twice the pressure or more of normal delivery pressure To meet these goals systems are designed by engineers working closely with city planners to meet present and future residential and industrial needs This course explores the various materials and equipment utilized in the installation and maintenance of clean water distribution systems This training course has 12 learning modules with a 10 question exam OBJECTIVES At the end of this training the participant will be able to discuss General hydraulic considerations within water distribution systems Pipe selection pipe materials and the installation of piping Pump selection and installation Installation and use of fire hydrants as well as design considerations introduced Installation and use of valves Water hammer Storage of water both above and below ground PREREQUISITES No prior knowledge is required COURSE OUTLINE System Hydraulics Piping Pipe Materials Valves Water Hammer Fire Hydrants Fire Hydrant Installation Water Meters Displacement Meters Velocity Meters Water Storage Tanks Maintaining Water Storage Tanks AUDIENCE This course is intended for professional operators technicians and management personnel of water districts agencies and organizations REGULATORY REFERENCE N A AGENDA This course is offered online and is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year TEACHING METHODOLOGY EVALUATION This course is a self paced Internet based training The course contains review exercises and case studies to re enforce the course content and students are evaluated via a multiple choice exam Upon completion of the course students are prompted to complete a course evaluation Return COURSE TITLE Effective Meter Reading COURSE DURATION 60 minutes OVERVIEW Reading a meter is a basic skill every water operator should master This course covers the proper way to obtain meter readings including common types of meters access to meters how to obtain a direct readout from a meter and alternative methods of obtaining meter reads This training course has 6 learning modules with a 10 question exam OBJECTIVES At the end of this training the participant will be able to Describe the various functions of water meters Identify the locations where meters may be installed and the advantages and disadvantages of each Describe the types of positive displacement meters commonly used for domestic services Describe similarities and differences between types of velocity meters Describe how to read straight reading and circular reading meters Describe alternative meter reading methods including remote readers plug in type readers electronic meter readers and automatic meter reading PREREQUISITES No prior knowledge is required COURSE OUTLINE Purpose of Water Meters Types of Water Meters Access to Meters Reading Meters Remote Reading Devices Automatic Meter Reading Summary AUDIENCE This course is intended for professional operators technicians and management personnel of water districts agencies and organizations REGULATORY REFERENCE N A AGENDA This course is offered online and is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year TEACHING METHODOLOGY EVALUATION This course is a self paced Internet based training The course contains review exercises and case studies to re enforce the course content and students are evaluated via a multiple choice exam Upon completion of the course students are prompted to complete a course evaluation Return COURSE TITLE Filtration Basics COURSE DURATION 60 minutes OVERVIEW Water quality varies from location to location and the definition of potable water can vary with locality Most water treatment facilities use filtration as an important step in their water treatment processes and some smaller municipalities might use a slow sand filtration as their only treatment method This course will examine the treatment of water via filtration what is filtered out of the water we drink what are the different types of filters available and how do those filtration methods work We will also survey the regulatory requirements for potable water as set forth by the EPA examine some of the most common pollutants and look at a few case studies regarding specific filtration problems and the unusual solutions that have sometimes been reached This training course has 14 learning modules with a 10 question exam OBJECTIVES At the end of this training the participant will be able to Explain why water filtration is necessary to ensure a safe drinking water supply Describe the various pollutants which are filtered from drinking water Describe the types of filtration commonly used Understand the laws surrounding drinking water and water processing PREREQUISITES No prior knowledge is required COURSE OUTLINE Why Filter How do we Filter Pollutant Overview EPA Standards Total Dissolved Solids Turbidity Iron Nitrogen Silica and Sulfur The Slow Sand Filter The Slow Sand Filter Pilot Programs Cleaning The Slow Sand Filter Ultrafiltration Other Methods of Purifying Water AUDIENCE This course is intended for professional operators technicians and management personnel of water districts agencies and organizations REGULATORY REFERENCE N A AGENDA This course is offered online and is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year TEACHING METHODOLOGY EVALUATION This course is a self paced Internet based training The course contains review exercises and case studies to re enforce the course content and students are evaluated via a multiple choice exam Upon completion of the course students are prompted to complete a course evaluation Return COURSE TITLE Emergency Response to Terrorism COURSE DURATION 4 Hours OVERVIEW This Introductory Guide for First Responders is essential for those employees who may be among the first to arrive at an incident of suspicious origin It is intended to be a general introduction to the basic concepts for first responder awareness at the scene of a potential terrorist incident NOTE This training program consists of four learning modules To maximize retention of the course material all four modules must be completed within 180 days of starting the course to receive a certificate of completion OBJECTIVES At the end of this training the participant will be able to Define terrorism Distinguish the chief characteristics of terrorist activities Recognize attack vulnerability factors Identify the five categories of potential terrorist threats and their fundamental attributes Recognize the chief indicators of a crime scene Identify appropriate responder activities and considerations at a crime scene Differentiate between the purposes of threat assessment and risk assessment and Identify outward warning signs and indicators of the five generic agents Identify characteristics of the six common types of personal threats to your safety Contrast the value of different self protective measures in dealing with the six common types of personal threats Differentiate among the hazards that can occur at various incidents Relate the protective measures of time distance and shielding to various incidents Explain the need for an Incident Command System ICS List the steps or processes traditionally associated with responding to an emergency Name and explain the nine common steps of the planning process Appreciate the issues and processes required to work with contaminated victims Differentiate between probable course and probable harm for an incident Define incident response goals tactical objectives and tactics Appreciate the need for standard operating procedures and standard operating guidelines PREREQUISITES No prior knowledge is required COURSE OUTLINE Module I Terrorism in Perspective Module II Incidents and Indicators Module III Self Protection Module IV Scene Control Notification and Coordination AUDIENCE This training program is non mandatory AGENDA This course is offered online and is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year TEACHING METHODOLOGY EVALUATION This course is a self paced Internet based training The course contains review exercises and case studies to re enforce the course content and students are evaluated via a multiple choice exam Upon completion of the course students are prompted to complete a course evaluation Return COURSE TITLE Hydraulics COURSE DURATION 60 minutes OVERVIEW This course covers the concepts calculations and operational uses of hydraulics in the water industry and will examine the physics behind certain operations and processes within the water treatment industry Subjects included in the course are density and specific gravity pressure and force head head loss pumping rates and pump heads flow rates and flow measuring devices This course will examine each of these concepts in detail and explain their application This training course has 10 learning modules with a 10 question exam OBJECTIVES At the end of this training the participant will be able to Understand the concepts of pressure and force Explain how pressure varies throughout a water system Define the characteristics of pumps Interpret basic pump curve information Explain how to calculate flow rates and describe the devices used to measure flow rate PREREQUISITES No prior knowledge is required COURSE OUTLINE Density and Specific Gravity Pressure and Force Piezometric Surface and Hydraulic Grade Line Head Head Loss Pumping Rates and Pump Heads Horsepower and Efficiency Pump Characteristic Curves Flow Rate Flow Measuring Devices AUDIENCE This course is intended for professional operators technicians and management personnel of water districts agencies and organizations REGULATORY REFERENCE N A AGENDA This course is offered online and is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year TEACHING METHODOLOGY EVALUATION This course is self paced online training The course contains review exercises and case studies to re enforce the course content and students are evaluated via a multiple choice exam Upon completion students are given an opportunity to evaluate the course Return COURSE TITLE Infectious Disease Control COURSE DURATION 60 minutes OVERVIEW Blood and other potentially infectious materials pose a serious threat to employees who are exposed to these materials Injuries from contaminated needles and other sharps have been associated with an increased risk of disease from more than 20 infectious agents The primary agents of concern in current occupational settings are the human immunodeficiency virus HIV hepatitis B virus HBV and hepatitis C virus HCV This course explains the requirements for complying with this standard as well as provides practical information on the various diseases and protection strategies associated with bloodborne pathogens The course incorporates the 2001 OSHA revisions to the standard that were made in compliance with the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act This training course has 20 learning modules

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