ONTARIO, CALIF. -- The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials Backflow Prevention Institute (IAPMO BPI) has been approved by the California Department of Public Health to provide Continuing Education for Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators.
IAPMO BPI, a leader in cross‐connection training both in the United States and internationally, has been aprovider of the ASSE certification program for many years. In June, the California Department of Public Health's Division of Drinking Water and Environmental Management’s Drinking Water Program — the division responsible for administering California’s Safe Drinking Water Act, regulating public drinking water systems, and adopting and enforcing regulations — resolved to accept the ASSE 5110 certification for individuals who perform testing on backflow prevention assemblies in the state of California.
IAPMO BPI will be conducting the following Backflow Tester Certification Classes and a Backflow PreventionProgram Administrator/Specialist Training and Certification around the state of California:
- Backflow Prevention Program Administrator/Specialist Training and Certification Feb. 20‐24, 2012 Zurn/Wilkins Industry, 1747 Commerce Way, Paso Robles, CA 93446
- Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester 40‐Hour Course and Exam March 5‐9, 2012 or June 11‐15, 2012, IAPMO Headquarters ‐ 4755 E Philadelphia St. Ontario, CA 91761
- Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester 40‐Hour Course and Exam, July 23‐27, 2012, Zurn/Wilkins Industry, 1747 Commerce Way, Paso Robles, CA 93446
IAPMO BPI can also schedule private classes on location for any group or company throughoutthe state of California. For additional information, direct your Web browser to http://www.iapmodwbp.org/Pages/TrainingandCertification.aspx or call 877/427‐6601.