Free Courses and Webinars

Introduction to emergency response contingency planning

Offered by
Interior Health

Preparing an Emergency Response and Contingency Plan (ERCP) is an essential part of managing a drinking water system. A plan will help you respond to and recover from emergencies in a timely manner.

The course will cover:

  • What an ERCP is and why it is necessary
  • Types of drinking water emergencies
  • Important components of the ERCP
  • Public notifications and advisories to use
  • Response actions to possible emergency events (scenario activity).
  • How to review and update your existing ERCP

There will be a quiz and an assessment at the end of the session.

Cost
Free
EOCP Certified Operators are eligible for 0.30 credits.
First date offered
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Monitoring your water system

Offered by
Interior Health

Water system monitoring is an essential part of ensuring you are providing water that is safe to drink. Monitoring helps to ensure you have good quality source water and your treatment system is working properly.

The course will cover:

  • Why water systems need to be monitored.
  • What a water quality monitoring plan is and what goes in it.
  • The common parameters of interest in source water and finished water.
  • The components commonly found in small water systems and how they should be monitored.
  • Where and how frequently, parameters should be monitored.
  • Procedure to collect bacteriological samples.
Cost
Free
EOCP Certified Operators are eligible for 0.30 credits.
First date offered
Last date offered