Category: Cross Connection Control

Cross Connection Control Teams

The Cross Connection Control teams are an opportunity for those involved in cross connection control and backflow prevention to become a part of the Utah Division of Drinking Waters Cross Connection Control program. Membership of the teams is open to those who are new to the program as well as the more advanced individuals, to …

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Backflow Coalition

The Utah Division of Drinking Water sponsored Backflow Coalition meetings create an opportunity for those involved in cross connection control and backflow prevention to get together to receive DDW updates, discussions on current events and trends, and talk about your own programs with your peers. Occasionally there is a topic presented. The meetings involve smaller …

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Cross Connection Control Commission

Guests must RSVP with Gary Rager at 801-536-4498 or grager@utah.gov. Cross Connection Commission Roster (139 KB) Next Meetings January 30, 2020 9:00 am DEQ MASOB Building, Red Rocks Room, 3rd floor. (google maps link) Agenda (109 KB) May 21, 2020 October 22, 2020 TBA Meeting Archive 2019 October 31, 2019 Agenda (109 KB) September 5, …

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Backflow Assembly Tester

The Backflow Assembly Tester certification is for those individuals who after training and examination are qualified to test backflow prevention assemblies. You must hold a Utah Backflow Assembly certification to test backflow assemblies in the state of Utah.

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Cross Connection Control Program Administrator

The Cross Connection Control Program Administrator certification is for those individuals implementing a cross connection control program for their public drinking water system. This certification would also be valuable to those working for local health departments, doing sanitary surveys, and water system inspectors.

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Backflow 101

Learn the basics about cross connection control and backflow prevention, and after studying, take the quiz.

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Managing or Operating an Existing Public Drinking Water System

Bacteriologic and Chemical Samples A minimum number of bacteriologic and chemical samples must be taken from your system. Samples must be analyzed by a certified laboratory. Monitoring waivers may be available for certain chemicals. Certified Operator Certain water systems must have a certified operator. Conservation Plans—Utah Division of Water Resources Systems serving 500 or more …

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Water Suppliers: Division of Drinking Water

Creating a New Public Drinking Water System Managing or Operating an Existing Public Drinking Water System Sanitary Surveys Other Resources Compliance Report 2002 Utah Drinking Water Annual Report. Entry Point/Common Aquifer Policy The Division has a policy that allows chemical sampling for sources that combine at an entry point to the distribution system, and sources …

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Drinking Water: Boiling Water Woes

By Kim Dyches Following the recent news coverage about communities boiling their water, water customers may want to know if this contamination could have easily been prevented. The answer is YES. These contamination events were the result of a cross-connection between someone’s pressurized irrigation system and the culinary water line into their home. Contaminated water …

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