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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.
5595 Roy St.
#9 - 12240 Horseshoe Way
Shepherd Instruments and Controls Limited
103-19705 56th Ave, Langley
1115 St. Paul St
2464 Sunriver Way
OTHER CANADIAN AWWA SECTIONS THAT CERTIFY BACKFLOW ASSEMBLY TESTERS
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.
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.
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.