IAPMO Backflow Prevention Institute
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.
Water Institute researchers from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health are partnering with the IAPMO in an "Innovation Lab" to find ways to reduce recontamination in utility-owned water system pipes, buildings and homes. Click here for more information.
Did you know you can renew your Tester certification by attending the Backflow Prevention Assembly Repairer or the Cross-Connection Control Surveyor training and certification?
IAPMO is now offering Backflow Training and Certification
in the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia,
Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey
The Institute's certification programs include:
Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester
Backflow Prevention Assembly Repairer
Cross-Connection Control Surveyor
Fire Sprinkler System Cross-Connection Control Tester
Backflow Prevention Program Specialist/Administrator
For a description of our programs download the Backflow Prevention Institute Brochure
The Institute also offers the Backflow Prevention Reference Manual and Tech-Wheel as essential resources to aid in
protecting the potable water supply.
For questions on Seminar Registration contact:
Toll free: 1(855)536-2800
Direct line: (703)327-8379
IAPMO takes its social responsibility seriously and is strongly committed to providing reasonable accommodations to test candidates, code development delegates, and seminar participants, who have documented disabilities recognized under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). All requests for accommodations will be evaluated in accordance with IAPMO’s documented administrative procedure and criteria.
To obtain the ADA Guidelines and Application contact IAPMO at 1(855)536-2800.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
There will be no penalties for cancellations received 14 or more days prior to the scheduled event date. There will be NO REFUNDS for cancellations received after 14 days prior to the scheduled event.
IAPMO reserves the right to cancel any event due to low enrollment. If that occurs, all prepaid registrations will be refunded in full. IAPMO is not responsible for losses resulting from the cancellation of an event.