Annual Testing and Tester Information
The accuracy of the city of Peoria Cross Connection Program relies on precise test information being fully completed and submitted in an orderly and timely fashion. Submitting false or incomplete information could result in removal from the city of Peoria Recognized Tester List, and possible civil or criminal action.
Backflow prevention devices in the city of Peoria can only be tested by City of Peoria Recognized Testers. To be considered a Recognized Tester please mail or fax the following information:
1. A completed and signed Application for Recognition for each tester.
2. Copy of all tester(s) current certifications.
3. Copy of all current test equipment calibration reports.
4. Copy of tester company current Proof of Insurance ($1,000,000 min Liability).
5. Copy of tester company current Plumbing, Irrigation,or Fire AZROC Contractors License.
6. Copy of current City of Peoria Sales Tax & Business License.
Tester companies may use the City of Peoria Standard Test Report Form or their own standard test report form as long as the report contains field entry information similar to the City of Peoria Standard Test Report Form.
Please send all correspondence to:
City of Peoria
ATTN: Backflow Prevention
8401 W Monroe St.
Peoria, AZ 85345
All required backflow prevention devices must be tested at least annually or more frequently if recommended by the manufacturer, or the Environmental Division. All costs for tests, repairs, and/or backflow assembly replacements will be at the owner’s expense per City of Peoria Code Sec. 5-113(a).
Test notices are sent out annually 60 days in advance of when the assembly to be tested is due. Non-compliance with the requirement to perform the annual testing will be subject to water service termination. When completed, test reports must be sent into the Environmental Division no later than 30 Days after the initial test.
All new backflow prevention installations must be tested and receive a passing test report by a City of Peoria Recognized Tester. The assembly must be installed in accordance to City of Peoria Backflow Details, inspected by a member of the Environmental or Building Safety Division, and obtain a Building permit. Please see Inspection & Permitting for more information.