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Mission Statement-

 

The American Backflow Prevention Association, an international organization, was founded in 1984 to involve all people in protecting public health by protecting the drinking water through cross-connection control and backflow prevention.

The American Backflow Prevention Association, through its regions and local chapters, is committed to providing educational programs, technical assistance,and public awareness in the field of backflow prevention to all water consumers today, and into the 21st Century and beyond.

 

IL EPA Cross-Connection Control

Community public water supplies are required by State regulations to maintain active cross-connection control programs to protect the safety of water consumers. Increased health and safety protection for water consumers necessitated by recent backflow incidents across the country and within Illinois have increased enforcement of cross-connection regulations. Soaring liability insurance costs which specify exclusionary clauses for pollution related claims have begun to impact water supplies which do not enforce stringent cross-connection control.

 

Industries or facilities installing or possessing backflow prevention devices must have those devices inspected and tested at the time of installation and at least annually thereafter to ensure continued proper operation. Verification of inspection must be submitted to community public water supply officials, who must ensure that appropriate inspections and maintenance of all cross-connection control devices has been performed.

 

For Illinois Plumbing Codes pertaining to cross connection control click below:

Illinois Cross Connection Code Manual

 


 

 

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