Training to help safeguard premise plumbing, cooling towers, and other building water systems against microbial, chemical, and physical hazards is available through global public-health and safety organization NSF International.

One-day courses on standards NSF/ANSI 60, Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals – Health Effects, and NSF/ANSI 61, Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects, and the application of hazard-analysis-and-critical-control-points (HACCP) principles to building water systems will be held in cities across the United States:

HACCP for Building Water Systems, Feb. 26, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Philadelphia.

HACCP for Building Water Systems, March 18, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ann Arbor, Mich.

HACCP for Building Water Systems, March 20, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chicago.

NSF/ANSI Standard 60 Training, April 23, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Ann Arbor, Mich.

NSF/ANSI Standard 61 Training, April 24, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Ann Arbor, Mich.

HACCP for Building Water Systems, May 5, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Washington, D.C.

HACCP for Building Water Systems, May 30, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Las Vegas.

The courses will be taught by William F. McCoy, PhD, co-founder and chief technology officer of Phigenics LLC, a building-water-systems solutions provider, and Aaron A. Rosenblatt, a principal of Gordon & Rosenblatt LLC, an independent consulting firm specializing in oxy-halogen chemistry and chemical disinfection with an emphasis on public drinking-water supplies and microbial risk management in building water systems.