Cross Connection Control

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Double Check Valve Assembly for landscape sprinkler systemDrinking water is used for a variety of purposes such as watering the lawn, fighting fires, and manufacturing. With all of the uses of drinking water comes the potential for contamination to enter the drinking water system. The goal of the Cross Connection Control Program is to identify potential connections that could contaminate the water and either eliminate the potential connection or protect the water system with a backflow assembly.

Installation Resources

Testing

Backflow assemblies must pass a test once upon installation and annually thereafter to make sure it is working. Only a Washington State certified Backflow Assembly Tester can perform the test.

To find a certified tester, Washington Certification Services maintains a list of currently certified testers at the following website:

http://grcc.greenriver.edu/wacertservices/bat/bat_publiclist.asp

Or search "backflow assembly tester near me" on the internet.

Winterizing

Cold weather can damage backflow assemblies, so take care to winterize if needed.

  How to Winterize a Backflow Assembly

 

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