Unidirectional Flushing

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This one-day course will enhance the operator's knowledge about how to plan, implement, troubleshoot, and evaluate a Unidirectional Flushing Program, to achieve effective water flushing and enhance water quality within a distribution system.

You should take this course if you are:

  • An operator of a water distribution system.
  • Interested in a career as a water operator, or wanting to understand more about water distribution.
  • An operator who wishes to prepare for level 1 EOCP certification, or that wants to earn CEU credits that can be applied to water or wastewater systems continuing education requirements.

You will be asked to complete a knowledge assessment when you register to give the course facilitator an understanding of your acquired knowledge to date.

Learning Objectives

After completing the Unidirectional Flushing course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose and benefits of unidirectional flushing, the role of flushing in maintaining water quality, the equipment used, and alternative methods for flushing.
  • Prepare a plan for a unidirectional flushing program that integrates water system maps, financial and staff resources, scheduling, equipment, community notification, evaluation, and computer modelling software.
  • Safely implement and troubleshoot unidirectional flushing procedures and calculate water flows and velocities.


This course provides:

  • 0.6 core CEUs for small water systems and water distribution (SWS & WD) EOCP certifications
  • Related CEUs for small wastewater systems, wastewater collection, wastewater treatment, and water treatment (SWWS, WWC, WWT & WT) EOCP certifications.

Delivery Formats

This course is offered in two formats:

  1. A classroom environment using interactive elements and real-life situations in order to make your learning experience as interesting and relevant as possible
  2. Custom training at your worksite. If your workplace would like to offer the course to several employees, please contact us to see if a customized program at your worksite would be a better solution for you!


Delivery Option
In-class $299 member / $419 non-member
Custom training From $169 per student, depending on class size. Contact us for details!


Upcoming Unidirectional Flushing Courses

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Registration Information

By computer:
Click on any Register Now button or link (you will need to know the start date of the course you're registering for).
Email, fax or mail:

Complete our registration form and send it to the BCWWA office.


Please contact the BCWWA office and we would be happy to help.

Membership is only $60 a year for operators - obtain valuable professional benefits and save $100 on your course registration by purchasing a membership when you register.


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