Class Detail - 8 Hour - Basics and Rules Relating to Backflow Prevention

DESCRIPTION
Hours: 8 hours
Cost: $300
(All classes are 8 am to 5pm unless specified otherwise.)
TCEQ Course Code 1234: This 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 Code Enforcement Officers and Registered Sanitarians

 

 AUDIENCE

PREREQUISITES

Effective September 1, 2017, pursuant to TCEQ Reg-521 "Criminal History Guidelines", those with a felony criminal history should contact TCEQ Licensing Division prior to registering for a training course. Specific criminal history could negatively impact the ability to receive a TCEQ issued occupational license.

 

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

  • Thermal Expansion

  • Auxiliary water supply

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01/24 - 01/24/2022

Harlingen, Texas

Class Code: 22-1234-01a

Harlingen Water Works
114 North L St.
Harlingen, Texas 78550

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Carrollton, Texas 75006

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Southern Water Corporation
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Houston, Texas 77076
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Osage Water Treatment Plant
3701 S. Osage Street
Amarillo, Texas 79118

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Carrollton, Texas

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HAC Training Room
2105 Luna Road, Suite 310
Carrollton, Texas 75006

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Temple, Texas

Class Code: 22-1234-04b

City of Temple Public Works Service Center
3210 E. Avenue H, Bldg A
Temple, Texas 76501

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Southern Water Corporation
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Houston, Texas 77076

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Harlingen Water Works

114 North L St

Harlingen, TX 78550

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