PLUM 140   Backflow Preventers (2 Hours)

This course is designed to provide essential information by blending theoretical and practical aspects of cross-connection controls concerning the theory of backflow prevention and the different types of backflow devices that are used to protect the public water supply. This class will provide the students with an understanding of the principles of backflow prevention, back pressure and backsiphonage along with applying the hydraulic principles and laws. Students will be able to recognize the proper backflow prevention assembly application, installation and operation. Students will be able to demonstrate how to properly install and test backflow protection devices.