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2019 5-16-19, XConn Refresher, WATTS Andover
815 Chestnut Street
N. Andover, MA 01845
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM EST
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XConn Control Device Refresher with Hands-On Demonstrations & Testing 

**New** MWWA Course ID #: 19-003

This course is intended for individuals that have a basic understanding of cross connections and the devices that are installed and tested as part of a cross connection control program.  The course will review device operating principals, correct installation and testing as well as an overview of MA regulations.  A discussion about new devices and installations encountered will also be included.  This course will also have a hands-on component utilizing the WATTS workshop where WATTS technical staff will assist students in proper testing procedures and device troubleshooting.

This class is limited to a maximum of 20 students so register soon to reserve your spot!

Learning Objectives:

  • Review device operating principals and proper installations and regulatory requirements
  • Discuss new devices/installations encountered by testers and how to address them.
  • Practice proper testing procedures and troubleshooting common problems.  

This course is approved for 5.0 TCHs (Training Contact Hours) for MA Water Operators as well as Rhode Island Water Operators.

LOCATION:              WATTS Training Center
                                  815 Chestnut Street, N. Andover, MA 01845

DATE:                       Thursday, May 16, 2019

TIME:                        8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

INSTRUCTORS:       J. Otavio Paula-Santos, M.S. MassDEP

                                  Pat Haney, WATTS Water Technologies

                                  Technical Staff, WATTS


8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.        Registration & Introduction

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.        Overview of devices and proper applications and installations (P. Haney)

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.       Review of regulations and new devices encountered (O. Depaula-Santos)

10:45 a.m. – 11:00  a.m.   Break

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.    New technologies for testing and tracking (P. Haney & Watts Technical Staff)

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 pm.      Lunch (to be provided)

12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.      Hands-on:  Refresher on proper testing.  Problems Encountered &

                                          Troubleshooting (WATTS Workshop) (P. Haney & Watts Technical Staff)

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.         Review, Assessment Questions & Course Evaluations


ATTENDANCE & TCH POLICY: Participants must attend 90% of the program and complete a session evaluation form to be eligible for TCHs.  TCHs will be issued only when full payment is received. 


Contact: Daniel Laprade, [email protected], 413-883-7030