The motto of the Backflow Prevention Institute® is safe water through plumbing code compliance. Proper training and certification are the keys to achieving that goal. IAPMO's Backflow Prevention Institute is the industry's resource for backflow prevention and cross-connection control. It provides professional training exceeding the industry standards established by the American Society of Sanitary Engineering.

The Institute's certification programs include:

Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester

Backflow Prevention Assembly Repairer

Cross-Connection Control Surveyor

The Institute also offers the Backflow Prevention Reference Manual and Tech-Wheel as essential resources to aid in protecting the potable water supply.

2018 UMC Petition Filed with the Board of Directors. The results can be viewed by clicking here.
2018 USEHC Ballot Issued: The balloting period ended on January 31, 2018 and the TC results can be viewed by clicking here.

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