NCBPA General Meeting Flyer (PDF; 431KB)NCBPA October General Meeting Flyer
NCBPA General Membership MeetingThe next NCBPA General Membership Meeting will be on October 22, 2014 at San Ramon Golf Club/Wedgewood Banquet Center the speaker will be Henry Chang, Mechanical Engineer Program Manager - USC - FCCHR, he will be speaking on "The Use of Lead-Free Parts on Older Backflow Assemblies and Differences in Field Testing Procedures between the 9th and 10th Editions". Please be sure to register by October 22, 2014 for a seat. A Buffet Lunch will be provided for those that attend. Please download the flyer and return it to our office if you have not already done so.
Backflow RP & DC Specialist
Beginning July 1, 2014, NCBPA will be offering Re-Certication Testing for Backflow RP & DC Specialist. The classes will be 6 hours and we will give the test the same day, the cost will be $350, but the classes will be limited to 10 people at a time, so it will be first come first serve. If we have too many for a class date set, we will get another date set ASAP for those who were unable to attend the class.
We have our first class scheduled for July 10, 2014 at the CRWA Training Center in Sacramento (located at 4131 Northgate Boulevard, Sacramento), class will start promptly at 8 a.m.
Upon completion of the course and passing the test (50 questions and a hands-on consisting of only the two devices), a wallet card, certificate and 5 contact hours will issued.
We will also be offering New Testers this same test beginning January 1, 2015.
Please NOTE that there is an application just for the Backflow RP & DC Specialist so please make sure to fill out the correct application when sending them into the office.
California Department of Health Letter (PDF; 2380KB)This is a copy of the letter that we have recieved from the California Department of Public Health. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact our office.
ATTENTION: PLEASE READ!!
ATTENTION: PLEASE READ!!
The following cities are now accepting and recognizing our Certificiates for Backflow Assembly Prevention Tester and Cross Connection Specialist:
California Department of Public Health
Diablo Water District
City of American Canyon
City of Arcata
City of Brentwood
City of Calistoga
City of Ceres
City of Eureka
City of Fortuna
City of Gilroy
City of Greenfield
City of Livermore
City of Lodi
City of Manteca
McKinleyville Community Services District
City of Modesto
City of Morgan Hill
Contra Costa Water District
Naval U.S. Department of Defense - Singapore
City of Santa Clara
City of Santa Cruz
City of Santa Rosa
Solano Irrigation District (SID)
City of Vacaville
City of Vallejo
City of Woodland
Wheatland Public Works
Willow Creek Water District
Toulumne Utilities District
Town of Yountville
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We would like your feedback. Are there any water topics that you would to have discussed at one of our General Meetings? Please email us and let us know so that we can put a guest speaker together.
Would anyone be interested in participating in a Golf Tournament sponsored by NCBPA? If so we would like to know how many people would be interested and which Golf Course you would be interested in having one at.
Always email us and give us your thoughts and comments. We are open to suggestions at all times.
Examination RequestsNCBPA is now accepting requests to give Certification Tests for Backflow Assembly Prevention Testers and Cross Connection Specialist at the request of the applicant, this includes new Certification for Backflow Assemly Prevention Testers and Cross-Connection Specialists and Re-testing Certifications for Backflow Assembly Prevention Testers. Certificates issued upon completion will be issued by NCBPA. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (707) 731-4239 to request information.
NCBPA has a new office.
NCBPA new office information is as follows:
P.O. Box 6177, Vallejo, CA 94591, Phone (707) 731-4239, fax: (707) 649-0429, email: email@example.com
New Mailing Address and Contact Information (DOC; 47KB)Teresa Tanaka now works for Calaveras County Water District. Therefore the NCBPA has a new mailing address and Teresa has new contact numbers
Vision Statement & Objective
Organized on May 14th, 1980, and incorporated in California June 16th, 1984, the Northern California Backflow Prevention Association is composed of representatives of various water agencies, related organizations and individuals who have an interest in backflow prevention and cross-connection control.
The primary purpose of the Association is to provide members with a broad understanding of the principles of backflow prevention and to recommend standards of practice and application of approved backflow prevention devices.