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2016 Western Regional Conference Sept 26th & 28th
« on: August 23, 2016, 03:29:28 PM »
September 26-27, 2016
The Orleans Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

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WRBC 2016 at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas

The 2016 Western Regional Backflow Conference returns to The Orleans Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada on September 26-27, 2016, with two days of educational programming for backflow professionals, pre-, and post-conference opportunities, and an industry trade show.

Conference joint educational sessions include: Water Quality and Cross-Connection Control, Crisis Communication, How Politics Can Affect Public Health, Developing Construction and Installation Standards, Developing a Cross-Connection Control Program for a Large Utility, Recent Backflow Incidents, and Plumbing Code Development and Cross-Connection Control.

Breakout session topics dedicated to fire, irrigation, and testers include: Type II Detector Assemblies:  Operation and Reporting Issues, Testing Backflow Preventers on Fire Sprinkler Systems, Irrigation System Design and Backflow Prevention from the Drip Irrigation Perspective, Conducting a Cross-Connection Control Site Survey, Dialysis Systems and Backflow Prevention, Strategies for Repairing Backflow Prevention Assemblies Ė Letís Take It Apart, Surveying and Preparing for a Recycled Water System, Surveying and Irrigation Hazards of a Cannabis Facility, and ABPA Field Testing Procedures Review for DC, PVB, SVB and RP.
The full conference program can be found here.

The conference is open to all backflow professionals with early bird and ABPA member discounts.  Registration is available online at

For overnight accommodations please call the hotel at (800) 675-3267, and ask for American Backflow Prevention Association group rates.  Room rates are $56.99 per night (single or double occupancy, includes $12.99 Resort Fee) Sunday through Thursday.  Overnight rates are subject to change for reservations made after September 6, 2016. If making the reservation online enter the assigned Reservation ID: A6ABC09 through the hotelís website at

Important notice to ABPA members:  To receive the ABPA member rate for conference  registration, please login to the ABPA site with your username and password.  If you have not previously logged into the site your temporary password is ABPA2016.

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