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Class Information

This is a 16 hour class designed to certify the attendee in backflow preventer assembly testing. Classes are tentatively scheduled March – September every other month, 10 people minimum for class. The time is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The next classes are scheduled for March 15-16, 2018, and May 14-15, 2018.

All applications must be filled out in black or blue ink. 

Prerequisite items for class enrollment:

1) Attendee must be:
  • A licensed Master Plumber or person working under the supervision of a Master Plumber, bring a copy of your DPOR contractor's license, a copy of the Master Plumber’s license and your current City business licenses for verification, or
  • Full time employee of a Fire Sprinkler company, bring a copy of your DPOR contractor's license and your current City business licenses for verification, or
  • Full time employee of a Lawn Irrigation company, bring a copy of your DPOR contractor's license and your current City business licenses for verification, or
  • Full time Federal, State, City, or County employee directly involved with the installation, repair, maintenance or testing of backflow preventers, or
  • Other special circumstance where a backflow preventer testers license would be required, provide a written request to the Cross Connection Control Officer detailing the special circumstances.

There is a written and practical exam to determine satisfactory completion.

Cost is $100.00 cash, or check or money order made payable to City of Norfolk Treasurer, paid prior to the beginning of class, mail all applications and monies to the office of Cross Connections – 6040 Waterworks Road, Norfolk, Virginia 23502

(Passing attendees shall receive a Certificate and a Limited or General license)

2) Attendee must bring to class:
  • Documents noted above (documents can be faxed or e-mailed in advance), and
  • A backflow preventer test kit (all backflow preventer test kits must have been calibrated with-in the last year. A copy of the calibration certificate will be collected in class.)

For more information contact the Cross Connections Office at (757) 441-5774 ext. 299.

  
Classes are held at the Moore’s Bridges Water Treatment Facility

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Cross Connection Office:
Ph: 757-441-5774 ext 299
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