The Cross-Connection Control Specialist is needed by administrative
authorities throughout North America to assure that Cross-Connection Control
programs continue to protect the drinking water. The American Backflow
Prevention Association (ABPA) Certification Committee completed the task of
establishing criteria for what a Cross-Connection Control Specialist needs to
know. Once a person has been trained, an examination protocol had to be
developed to verify the applicant's knowledge that may be used to administer a
Cross-Connection Control program in accordance with the need to know
What's on the Test?
Written Exam - The written exam is a multiple-choice type of exam covering subjects contained on the ABPA Specialist Need-to-Know Criteria.