Winter 2015 An explanation of lead-free assemblies and their model designations which are found on the USC List, plus articles about Foundation Webinars, spool installations and the first DCDA-II and RPDA-II assemblies on the USC List.
Autumn 2014 A look at the USC Foundation's recognition reception for its charter and 25-year members, obituary for Al Jorgensen, discussing the usefulness of the No.1 test cock on a double check valve backflow prevention assembly and more about the Foundation's last 70 years.
Plus, a review about why the 3.0 PSID buffer recommendation found in the Manual of Cross-Conneciton Control, Ninth Edition was eliminated for the Tenth Edition.
Along with articles about Foundation membership benefits and events attended by Foundation staff.
Any Cross Talk published more than a year ago is available to anyone for download here. Available Now Cross Talk Summer 2016 This issue explains what the term 'drip' means in the field test procedure for the double check valve backflow prevention assembly.
Below you will find an archive of Cross Talk dating back to 1967. In addition, articles about how assemblies should be maintained when installed on recycle water systems, what additions to the test cock invalidate USC approval and a preview of the 2017 training schedule.
DCDA-II), Frequently Requested Documents Spring 2004 Field Modifications: DC to a DCDA, New Era: Viterbi School of Engineering, E.
Kent Springer Award, “How to Receive a Membership Password" Winter 2004 The AWWARF Report, EPA Project on Household Cross-Connections, ABPA International Conference, Approved List Update, Using Portions of the Manual, Away Courses Autumn 2003 Exercising the Relief Valve, Working Together for Safe Water DVD, New Look for the Approved List, 10th Edition Manual Update Spring 2003 EPA Project on Household Cross-Connections, Certification vs., Changes in the Ninth Edition, Recertification April 1993 Ninth Edition of Manual to Use New Testing Procedure, Why the Difference AVB vs.PVB, New Phone Number at the Lab, Detector Assemblies, CEUs Offered for Training Courses January 1993 Changing a DC to an RP in the Field, Is a Cross-Connection Control Program Really Necessary, Training Courses Scheduled, The List of Approved Assemblies, AWWA 1993 Annual Conference and Exposition, Weather Protection for Backflow Preventers, Vertical Approvals, Training and Educational Tools October 1992 Foundation Pressure Loss vs.Winter 2014 Explanation of lead-free spare parts on Foundation Approved Assemblies, practicing at the Foundation lab, 2014 USC List and highlighting the Working Together for Safe Water brochure.Autumn 2013 Inside look at the USC Foundation's Approval Process, One Day Update Seminars, 25-Year Members and Gage Squirting.Spring 2016: Includes articles about the composition of backflow prevention detector assemblies and how to record their field test results.