If you would like to request an additional copy of your license please complete the Backflow License Re-print form. There will be a $25 charge for your license to be printed and mailed. Please note this will not renew your license but simply provide you with a copy of your current license if it has been lost or misplaced.
Backflow Re-certification Courses
If you need to find a Backflow related course to provide you with re-certification points to submit your renewal , please visit www.gwwi.org for a class schedule.
Since 2001, GA EPD has mandated that all public water systems implement a Backflow-Prevention Program, requiring all backflow-prevention testing be performed by an approved Tester. Testers must hold a certification from one of the following to be recognized in the state of Georgia:
- Statewide Backflow-Prevention Tester Certification Program (GA EPD Program administered by GAWP)
- Training, Research, Education, Environmental Occupation (TREEO from University of Florida)
- American Society of Sanitary Engineers (ASSE)
- American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA)
The information provided on this site is applicable to the Statewide Backflow-Prevention Tester Certification Program that is managed by GAWP. Information included in this site that is applicable to the other approved certification programs is noted as such.
Report Fraudulent Tester - Guidelines and Forms
backflow prevention assembly tester certification exam is compiled from the Manual
of Cross-Connection Control (10th Edition) from the University of Southern
California (USC) Foundation. If you would like to obtain a copy you may
order it on-line from the following website: http://abccert.org/pdf_docs/abc2004bpatntk.pdf From there go to the "Training Tools” section and then print an order form and
fax it to USC at (213) 740-8399. Or you may phone in your order by
calling them at (213) 740-2032