Cross Connection Certification

The Class I (Program Administrator) Cross Connection Certification and Recertification training provides the necessary information to establish a cross-connection program. The attendee will learn how to:

  • Recognize a potential cross connection
  • Determine potential hazard to water system
  • Determine the potential type of backflow associated with a given cross connection
  • Determine the correct backflow preventer to protect against a given situation
  • Determine what is needed in an ordinance/ bylaw to provide a water system with the authority to administer a program
  • Create ideas for providing public education
  • Research plumbing code or other manuals to support decisions made in requiring the proper protection
  • Maintain and distribute records as required by the Division of Drinking Water

Click here to see a list of Cross Connection Certifications


The RWAU also provides resources for Cross Connection Operators. See the link below for resources
Cross Connection Program Resources