Who is responsible for the testing and maintenance of the backflow prevention assembly?

It is the responsibility of the property owner to ensure the assembly is in good operating condition. A person who is state certified in backflow assembly testing must perform the test and submit the results to Backflow Solutions, Inc (BSI). If any repair work or maintenance is performed, the assembly must be retested immediately. All test results must be submitted to Backflow Solutions, Inc (BSI). The Certified Tester should mail, email, or submit online the original test results to Backflow Solutions, Inc (BSI):

 

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1. What is backflow?
2. How can cross connections and backflow affect my drinking water?
3. What can I do to prevent backflow?
4. What is a backflow prevention assembly?
5. When is a backflow prevention assembly required?
6. What is a Certified Backflow Assembly Tester and how can I find one?
7. What does it cost to test a backflow prevention assembly?
8. What are some different types of backflow prevention assemblies, devices, and methods?
9. Do I need a permit to have a backflow prevention assembly installed and is there a permit fee?
10. Who can install a backflow prevention assembly?
11. What does it cost to install a backflow prevention assembly?
12. Why am I required to have my backflow prevention assembly tested?
13. How often do backflow assemblies need to be tested?
14. Who is responsible for the testing and maintenance of the backflow prevention assembly?