Visit the USC Foundation Booth at the
AWCA 2013 Fall Conference & Exhibition
Come by and visit with USC Foundation staff at the Association of American Water Agencies, Fall Conference & Exhibition taking place on December 3-6 in Los Angeles. The USC Foundation staff will be happy to answer any questions and will have plenty of material on hand regarding backflow prevention and cross-connection control. Click HERE for more information about the conference.
Approval of Backflow Preventers Brochure
Download the Approval Program Brochure and learn about the history of the USC Foundation, how the Standards were created and the approval process. The brochure highlights the laboratory and field evaluation portions of the approval process. Click HERE to download.
ABPA Certification Exam After Tester Course
For 2014, the American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA) will be administrating a certification exam on the Saturday's of the USC Foundation Tester Training Courses. Course dates may be found on the USC Foundation's homepage HERE.
The USC Foundation reached out to the ABPA to schedule the exam the day after the Tester Training course to facilitate attendees in the class who may be interested in becoming ABPA certified testers. The ABPA exam will take place at the same location as the course. For information about becoming ABPA Tester Certified click HERE.
Students who are taking the Tester Training course will be more than welcome to return on Saturday and take the ABPA testers certification exam. Please note the ABPA exam is NOT part of the USC Tester Training Course and it will be administered by ABPA proctors.
One-Day Seminar Scheduled for 2014
The USC Foundation has set the 2014 schedule for its One-Day Seminars. Topics for the coming year include Hydraulics of Backflow, Los Angeles & California Codes and Regulations, and Recycled Water Shutdown Test. Remember, all attendees who attend the One-Day Seminar will receive credit for 6 contact hours/ 0.6 CEU's. Please visit the One-Day Seminar page HERE for more information.
Registration for the One-Day Seminar may be found on the USC Foundation’s website or attendees may contact the USC Foundation office for more information. SIGN UP NOW
Louisiana Course approved for State CEU's
The USC Foundation's Specialist Training course taking place in the state of Louisiana on 23-27 of September has been approved by Louisiana for its State CEUs (Continuing Education Units). You may sign up for the course by clicking the Order Online link. If you have anymore questions feel free to contact the USC Foundation.
Added Retest Dates
Retest examinations have been added to the 2014 calendar. Please visit the retest page for more information. Locations for the retest will be confirmed one month prior to the dates listed. All attendees are eligible to retake the exam for up to 12 months after initially taking a USC Foundation training course.
New YouTube Video
A short 4-minute sideshow presentation that highlights the USC Foundation's history and on-goings is now available on the USC Foundation's YouTube Channel.
Added Retest Date
A retest examination has been scheduled for August 7, 2013 at the USC Foundation laboratory. All attendees are eligible to retake the exam for up to 12 months after initially taking a USC Foundation training course. Download Retest Flyer
Added Retest Date
A retest examination has been scheduled for July 19, 2013 at the USC Foundation office. All attendees are eligible to retake the exam for up to 12 months after initially taking a USC Foundation training course. Download Retest Flyer
Added Tester Course Date
A Tester Training Course date has been added to the 2013 schedule. It will take place on October 7-11, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA. There are no prerequisites to attend a Tester Training Course. The week-long and all day course concludes with a written and hands-on final examination. Click HERE for more information.
Added Retest Date
A retest examination has been scheduled for June 28, 2013 at the USC Foundation laboratory. All attendees are eligible to retake the exam for up to 12 months after initially taking a USC Foundation training course. DownloadRetest Flyer
New USC List Web App
Check out the new USC Foundation List Web App, designed for mobile devices. The web app allows users to search for USC approved backflow prevention assemblies by using information such as manufacture name, type of assembly or size. It is an ideal tool for the backflow prevention assembly tester or cross-connection control specialist who are on the go.
New Website Design
The new design for the first time introduces a 'search' feature to the site. Visitors will now be able to search the USC Foundation's website with a click of a button. Also, for the first time ever, every single archive issue of Cross Talk dating back to 1967 is available for download.
The USC Foundation will be moving to a new location on the border of the USC campus. The new location provides the USC Foundation with larger office space, which will include a new training room. The new training room will host the USC Foundation's training courses and one-day update seminars.
Added Seminar Date
After a successful USC Foundation One Day seminar the USC foundation as scheduled the next One Day Seminar for July 22, 2013. The seminar will refresh attendees on the field test procedures. And, all attendees who attend are eligible to receive 0.6 CEU's (Continuing Education Units).
Click HERE for more information.