Massachusetts Board of Certification Approved for 0.5 TCH

by MassDEP

A Source Water Protection Program is a core aspect of the multi-barrier approach to running a public water system. This free training will highlight the components that can make these important efforts successful in your Massachusetts watershed.

This course was developed with MassDEP funding through a partnership with UMass.

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    2. Checking In On Your Source Water Protection Program

    3. Components of a Source Water Protection Program

    1. Intake & Wellhead Protection

    2. Land Protection

    3. Land Management

    4. Public Access

    5. Wildlife Impacts

    6. Forestry

    7. Invasive Species

    8. In-Lake Problems

    9. Water Sampling

    10. Local Regulatory Controls

    11. Municipal Improvements

    12. Emergency Planning

    13. Outreach/Education

    14. Multi-Town Coordination

    15. Staffing

    16. Creating Localized Plans

    1. Contact Information

    2. Final Quiz

    3. Evaluation

    4. Obtaining Credit

About this course

  • Free
  • 23 lessons
  • 0.5 hour of video content