MOKENA, ILL — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials Backflow Prevention Institute (IAPMO BPI) and the Louisiana Rural Water Association (LRWA) have formed a partnership to conduct backflow training certification classes throughout the state of Louisiana.
“IAPMO BPI is excited about expanding its certification training into Louisiana and in working with an established industry respected organization like the LRWA,” said Sean Cleary, IAPMO BPI director of Training and Education.
“LRWA is equally excited to partner with IAPMO BPI and expand the training programs that LRWA offers across the state of Louisiana,” said Rusty Reeves, LRWA deputy director.
IAPMO BPI, a leader in cross‐connection training both in the United States and internationally, has been a provider of the ASSE certification program for many years. LRWA has been a leader in providing operator training and technical assistance to water and wastewater systems across the state of Louisiana since 1978.
IAPMO BPI and LRWA will be conducting the following Backflow Tester Certification Classes around Louisiana:
- Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester 40‐Hour Course and Exam; March 26‐30, 2012; New Orleans Area
- Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester 40‐Hour Course and Exam; May 14‐18, 2012; Shreveport Area
- Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester 40‐Hour Course and Exam; Sept. 17‐21, 2012; Kinder, La.
- Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester 40‐Hour Course and Exam; Dec. 3‐7, 2012; Monroe Area
Please contact IAPMO BPI for exact locations. IAPMO BPI can also schedule private classes on location for any
group or company throughout the state of Louisiana. For additional information, direct your Web browser to
http://www.iapmodwbp.org/Pages/TrainingandCertification.aspx or call 877/427‐6601.