Cross-Connection Apply to Become Certified Tester

Who can use this service?

This service is available to individuals wishing to become certified to test Backflow Prevention Assemblies.

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

What is the process?

Step 1: Pass an AWWA or ABPA tester course

Contact AWWA or ABPA to apply for and complete the course and examination.

Step 2: Submit application to County of San Luis Obispo

Submit a completed Tester Application Form to the County of San Luis Obispo Environmental Health Services office. The application must be accompanied by proof of successful completion of either an AWWA or ABPA backflow prevention assembly tester certification course.

Step 3: Provide Proof of Current Test Kit Calibration

Test kits must be calibrated annually.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Please visit us, email us, contact us, or call our office to begin the process.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Environmental Health Division

Monday - Friday 8-5

2156 Sierra Way Suite B San Luis Obispo , CA 93401

Tel: (805) 781-5544

Fax: (805) 781-4211