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COMPANIES THAT CALIBRATE BACKFLOW TEST GAUGES

 

Although the BCWWA no longer requires a copy of certified testers' gauge calibration report, they must still get their gauge calibrated on an annual basis in order to comply with CSA B64.10. The following list of companies that calibrate test gauges is provided for information purposes only. The BCWWA does not endorse or authorize any of these companies. It is up to the individual companies to ensure they are in compliance with national calibration standards.

 

Lower Mainland:
5595 Roy St.
Burnaby, BC
V5B 3A5 
+1 604-299-6300
 
#9 - 12240 Horseshoe Way  
Richmond, BC
V7A 4X9
+1 604-275-0600
 
Thompson Okanagan:
1115 St. Paul St
Kelowna, BC
V1Y 2C6
+1 250-717-8813
 
Vancouver Island
2464 Sunriver Way
Sooke, BC
V9Z 0Y7
+1 778-678-7905

 

 

OTHER CANADIAN AWWA SECTIONS THAT CERTIFY BACKFLOW ASSEMBLY TESTERS

 
WCS-AWWA is the certifying body for backflow assembly testers in the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and publisher of the AWWA Canadian Cross Connection Control Manual .
 
OWWA is the certifying body for backflow assembly testers in the province of Ontario.
 
Reseau Environnement is the certifying body for backflow assembly testers in the province of Quebec.
 
ACWWA is the certifying body for backflow assembly testers in the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador.
 
 

 

 

ASSOCIATIONS, PUBLICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES RELATED TO BACKFLOW PREVENTION AND CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL

 

IAPMO BPI offers courses in backflow prevention assembly testing, repair, cross-connection control surveys, program administration/specialist, and fire sprinkler system backflow testing. Certification exams are offered through the American Society of Sanitary Engineering. They are the publisher of the Backflow Prevention and Plumbing Standards magazine and the IAPMO Backflow Prevention Reference Manual.

 

American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA)

US, nation-wide association providing education, events, certification and technical assistance related to backflow prevention and cross connection control.
 
The USC Foundation for CCC & Hydraulic Research set standards for backflow prevention assemblies, conduct research and offer education courses and events related to backflow prevention and cross-connection control. They are the publisher of the Manual of Cross-Connection Control, University of Southern California and of Cross Talk quarterly newsletter.
 
Provide the minimum requirements for a safely built environment. The product of a unique partnership between industry practitioners, construction technology experts, and provincial regulators.
 
The AWWA is the publisher of the manual M14 Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control: Recommended Practices.
 
The PNWS-AWWA is the AWWA Section and certifying body for backflow prevention testing in Idaho, Oregon and Washington and the publisher of the PNWS-AWWA Cross-Connection Control Manual: Accepted Procedure and Practice.
 
IIABC provide information and education relating to backflow prevention with respect to irrigation systems. They are the publisher of a brochure entitled Protecting Our Drinking Water.