The Operator Certification Program provides the necessary information to become a certified operator for the state of Utah.
The Cross Connection Control Program Administrator Certification provides the necessary information to establish an ongoing cross-connection program.
Significant changes have been made to the Cross Connection Control and Cross Connection Control Certification rules. These changes went into effect on January 1, 2019. Water systems and those interested in cross-connection certifications should familiarize themselves with these changes [SEE RULE]
The attendee will learn how to:
- Recognize a potential cross-connection
- Determine potential hazard to the water system
- Determine the potential type of backflow associated with a given cross connection
- Determine the correct backflow preventer to protect against a given situation
- Determine what is needed in an ordinance/ bylaw to provide a water system with the authority to administer a program
- Create ideas for providing public education
- Research plumbing code or other manuals to support decisions made in requiring the proper protection
- Maintain and distribute records as required by the Division of Drinking Water
Take advantage of the Water Rights Certification opportunity and make your water rights dealings much simpler and easier.
Why should you Certify in Water Rights?
Certifying in Water Rights is a TANGIBLE way to demonstrate your Water Rights Knowledge.
The Division of Water Rights and the Rural Water Association of Utah have developed this certification and the training that accompanies it. One who takes and passes the Water Rights Certification exam will be capable of navigating Utah’s complicated water rights system effectively.
The curriculum for the Certification Course/Exam has been designed by the Division of Water Rights. The trainers will be DWR staff and other qualified individuals. The main topics covered will include the History of Water Rights and Water Right Basics, The Application Process from Beginning to End, Application, Change, Exchange Approval Criteria, and Hearings, Making and Filing Applications-Public Inquiry, Water Use Groups and Supplemental Rights, Public Water Supplier Issues, Water Use Program, Field Services (Distribution and Adjudication), and Well Drilling.
We are excited to announce that Rural Water Association of Utah has teamed up with the Utah Division of Water Resources and the Utah Division of Drinking Water to bring you our annual Water Conservation Certification!
This certification is like a water or wastewater operator certification, but for managers! It is a way to recognize and advance the professional achievements of individuals in the water and wastewater industry. This certification will increase the value of today's utility manager.