Manual of backflow prevention and cross-connection control

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency by Ohio. Office of Public Water Supply

Publisher: OEPA in Columbus

Written in English
Published: Pages: 63 Downloads: 324
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  • Water -- Pollution -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Sewage -- Environmental aspects,
  • Sewage disposal,
  • Water-supply engineering
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Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
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Open LibraryOL14504316M

This standard, the Series , was first issued by ASSE's Board of Directors in and was approved as an American National Standard on Nov. 14, The revision of the standard series included Professional Qualifications Standards for Fire-Sprinkler System Cross-Connection Control Testers and Backflow Prevention Program Administrators.   This manual is intended for use by all professionals charged with protecting the public water supply with proper backflow prevention and cross-connection control programs. This 4th edition provides greater insight to the roles of the plumbing, fire protection, irrigation and other related : American Water Works Association. Gainesville Regional Utilities Cross Connection Control Manual (revised August ) Page 2 of 15 TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 3 PROTECTING OUR WATER SUPPLY AGAINST BACKFLOW 3 REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS 3 DEFINITIONS 4 REFERENCE DOCUMENTS 7 FACILITIES REQUIRING BACKFLOW PREVENTION 7. Hours: Mon-Fri am pm Toll Free: Fax: Email: [email protected]

Virginia’s Cross-Connections and Backflow Prevention Regulations were adopted in April (revised and adopted again in March ). The Regulations require each public water supplier to develop and maintain a cross-connection control program in order to provide some control over water in the distribution Size: 1MB. Questions concerning backflow prevention and cross-connection control may be directed to your local water department or to your local Ohio EPA District Office at the following numbers: Northwest District () Northeast District () Southwest District () File Size: KB. The BC Water & Waste Association is the recognized administrative body for the voluntary certification of approximately 2, backflow assembly testers and cross connection control (CCC) inspectors in British Columbia and the Yukon.. We provide annual certificate and membership services, offer certification exams and manual sales, and work closely with CCC training institutions and community. The Manual contains sections relating to installation, testing, cross-connection control, repair, and inspections, and can also be used as a textbook for these areas. Additionally, Backflow Prevention Reference Manual can be used by regulatory agencies as a guide to determine what type of valve can be used in a particular case.

supply through backflow and cross connection. Legal Authority Winter Springs has adopted Ordinance No. dated J , Backflow Prevention and Cross Connection Control Program. This ordinance is the local legal authority for the program described herein and incorporates this manual . A cross connection or potential cross connection involving any substance that could, if introduced into the potable water supply, may cause death, illness, or spread disease, or have a File Size: 1MB. Tussing Road – P.O. Box Reynoldsburg, Ohio () FAX () Backflow Prevention & Cross-Connection Control Manual For the Education of Ohio Certified Backflow Prevention Technicians Administered by: The Ohio Department of Commerce, Industrial Compliance, Backflow Section.

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Maintain ongoing backflow prevention and cross-connection control programs to protect public water systems from the hazards originating on the premises of their customers and from temporary connections that may impair or alter the water in the public water systems.

The return of any water to the public water system after the water has been used for. This full color illustrated reference manual is designed to teach every aspect of backflow prevention and cross-connection control, from identifying and testing the wide variety of backflow prevention assemblies to proper selection and installation of both testable assemblies and non-testable backflow prevention devices.

Concept of Backflow The term “Cross-Connection Control” is referring to backflow prevention. A cross-connection is an arrangement of piping which could allow undesirable water or contaminants to enter the potable water system as a result of backflow due to a backpressure or backsiphonage situation.

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Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention, Practice and Procedure Manual, Administrative Manual, City of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Third Edition, April Cross-Connection Control, Backflow Prevention Device Tester Certification Training Course, Public Drinking Water Program, Division of Environ- mental Quality, Department of Natural. BACKFLOW PREVENTION MANUAL ABOUT THIS COURSE This backflow prevention course is intended to prepare you to test/repair the various backflow prevention devices that are used to protect the public water supply.

The course consists of a combined total of 24 hours of training in the classroom and the hands-on test Size: KB. 4 BACKFLOW PREVENTION AND CROSS-CONNECTION CONTROL AWWA Manua M14 Property line Jurisdiction of the Jurisdiction of the plumbing code water supplier A. Location on private side of property line TIC PSI RPZ 0G/20 O 2 1 Containment backflow preventer Containment: Water supply protection from the property’s entire plumbing system.

The technical aspects of some common cross connection control devices and backflow prevention devices are also presented. The mention of trade names and commercial products in this manual are for illustrative purposes, and does not constitute endorsement or specific recommendation of use.

Cross Connection Control & Backflow Prevention Manual [PDF]. several gauges reviewed by the University of Southern California Foundation of Cross-Connection Control and Hydraulic Research and found to be acceptable as testing equipment for backflow prevention devices and meet general guidelines found in Section 9 of their 9 th Edition of the Manual of Cross-Connection Control for testing Size: 1MB.

The Backflow Prevention Education Council publishes the Colorado Cross-Connection Control Manual, a book containing valuable information for testers, water purveyors, plumbing officials, inspectors, and consumers. The5th edition of Colorado Cross-Connection Control Manual, is available for purchase in a three-ring binder format.

Cross Connection Control and Backflow Prevention Manual 6. IDEM INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT. The duty to install protective devices and inspect was set out by the Indiana Appellate Court in the Lincoln Trust cross connection case of Pennsylvania Railroad Company vs.

Lincoln TrustFile Size: 1MB. Cross-connection control programs are intended to reduce the risk of contamination or pollution of the public water system. This fourth edition of AWWA Manual M14, Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control, provides both technical and general guidance on the recommended procedures and practices for developing, operating, and maintaining a cross-connection control and backflow prevention program.

Manual M14 provides complete guidance for establishing a cross-connection/backflow prevention program for a water utility. You'll learn the water purveyor's legal responsibilities, as well as the customer's responsibilities in backflow prevention. The manual covers risk assessment, types of programs to consider, and program administration.5/5(1).

Cross-Connection Control Bibliography “Cross-Connection Control Manual” (EPA/) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Water Supply Division, Washington D.C. () Recommended Practice for Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control, AWWA M14, American Water Works Association, Denver, CO, “Manual of Cross-Connection File Size: 7MB.

This manual describes the causes and prevention of backflow and cross-connections in potable water systems. Here is complete guidance for establishing a cross-connection/backflow prevention program for a water utility. You'll learn the water purveyor's legal responsibilities, as well as the customer's responsibilities in backflow prevention.5/5(1).

involved in cross-connection control. Although this manual discusses all aspects of backflow prevention and cross-connection control, its main emphasis is promoting Ohio EPA’s mission and ingassist public water systems in protecting public water supplies. The requirements outlined in this manual apply to the protection of the public water.

The Cross-connection control Handbook assists in fostering awareness and understanding of cross-connection control. It addresses issues in generic terms, and is not a document that sets out regulatory requirements or detailed technical specifications.

It is expected that. This full color, illustrated reference manual is designed to teach every aspect of backflow prevention and cross-connection control, from identifying and testing the wide variety of backflow prevention assemblies to proper selection and installation of both testable assemblies and non-testable backflow prevention devices.

and knowledge of the importance of backflow prevention and cross connection control. The standards and specifications in this manual will be enforced in a consistent manner throughout the District’s boundaries. The District will update this manual should any changes in policies orFile Size: KB.

Cross Connection Control Manual The backflow prevention assemblies’ installation shall be in accordance with the manufacturer’s information, North Carolina State Building Code Vol.

II, North Carolina Division of Environmental Health, and OWASA. Installation of. 10 NYCRR Section - Cross-Connection Control ; Policies and Information. Guidelines for Designing Backflow Prevention Assembly Installations - Supplement to the Cross-Connection Control Manual, January ; Cross-Connection Control Policy for Single or Dual Family Residential Customers - Technical Reference - Item Number: PWS Backflow Prevention Reference Manual 3rd Edition is a full color, illustrated reference manual designed to teach every aspect of backflow prevention and cross-connection control, from identifying and testing the wide variety of backflow prevention assemblies to proper selection and installation of both testable assemblies and non-testable backflow prevention devices.

Important Cross-Connection Control Backflow Assembly Tester Certificate Extension Information. Effective April 9, - Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation is extending the expiration date of Backflow Assembly Testers until Septem. The Office of Drinking Water only permits the use of the backflow prevention assembly field test procedures in the Tenth Edition Manual of Cross-Connection Control published by the University of Southern California (USC).

continuing program of Cross-Connection control and backflow prevention. Failure, refusal or inability on the part of the customer to comply shall constitute grounds for refusing or discontinuing water service. The desired control is one of containment of the actual File Size: 1MB. This Manual provides a total cross-connection control program for your water system.

The manual explains how cross-connections and backflow can occur and tells you how to. protecting against backflow even with an ongoing cross connection control program. The design of the distribution system, including factors such as main placement and sizing, valving, and storage, is of extreme importance in protecting against backflow.

For every Manual of Cross- Connection Control, Tenth Edition purchased, customers may add a copy of the abbreviated field test procedures. Chapter 10 includes the standards for backflow prevention assemblies, but the point of most interest is the new standard for field test kits.

or pollution of the public water system. This fourth edition of AWWA Manual M14, Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control: Recommended Practices, provides both technical and general guidance on the recom-mended procedures and practices for developing, operating, and maintaining a cross-connection control and backflow prevention program.

The TCEQ Cross-Connection Control Questionnaire is periodically mailed to water systems to raise the awareness of the regulations governing cross-connection control and backflow prevention, to get a snapshot of the status of a water system’s cross-connection control program, and to provide an opportunity for outreach and assistance if needed.Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention Programs vary by state and municipality.

For more information, talk with your state primacy drinking water program, state building code or plumbing authority, or health department. Cross-Connection Control Programs may involve: Authority to implement and enforce a Cross-Connection Control Program.owner.

Backflow prevention devices or air-gap separations must be from an approved Department list or otherwise approved by the Water Department. Installers must refer to the latest edition of the Water Department Cross Connection Control Manual for installation requirements and listings of approved backflow prevention devices.