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Upcoming Classes
Upcoming Classes

Coming This Fall:  

Mark your calendars for October 17-18, 2023 at Lake Mead

This will be an in-person "Hands-On" training. To qualify you must have completed WIT II training by a PSMFC certified instructor.

Please contact  “Quagga D” Davis for more  information:

​​Background Information

Advanced decontamination is a unique course offered to Level 3 Trainers and Level 2 WID professionals. This course is focused on safe and effective implementation of decontamination procedures for advanced systems, components, and very complex watercraft. Advanced and new technologies are ever evolving and it’s important that consistent decontamination methods are the standard across the West to prevent the transportation of aquatic invasive species via watercraft.


This team-based course is grounded in boat anatomy, form, and function. Participants ​should be prepared to

demonstrate knowledge and understanding of complex watercraft systems and components form and function; and to perform a full decontamination according to the approved WRP decontamination procedures included in the WID Manual.

The training will cover the following topics:

  • Reasons for Decontamination

  • Step-By-Step Decontamination Protocols and Procedures

  • Decontamination Practice and Demonstrated Knowledge of Boat Anatomy, Form, Function, and Decontamination

    • Advanced knowledge of propulsion systems.

    • Gained experience and knowledge of very complex watercraft systems and components.

    • Practice and understanding on how to effectively flush systems and components, methodology, and connecting attachment tools.

  • Decontamination Units

    • Recommended specifications for decontamination units.

    • Routine maintenance and standard operating procedures.

    • Trouble-shooting challenges during decontamination.

  • Decontamination of a very complex watercraft

    • If available, a mussel-fouled watercraft may be included.


Eligibility requirements include:

  • Have previously completed WID Level 2 or Level 3 training by a PSMFC certified instructor



Training Materials


WRP Approved Inspection and Decontamination Procedures ​​​


Other Important Documents

Contact Us


If you have any questions, or are interested in hosting an Advanced Decontamination session, please contact:


“Quagga D” Davis

(702) 236-3814

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