Installing and maintaining backflow prevention devices is an essential part of ensuring the Cedar Rapids water supply remains clean and safe. The Cross Connection Control Office is responsible for maintaining a database of backflow prevention devices and making sure devices are regularly inspected.
What is Backflow?
Learn the basic terminology used to describe backflow and its causes.
Property owners, plumbers and certified tests all have responsibilities.
Device Test Entry
Installers and testers can enter device testing results electronically.
Why Prevent Backflow?
Learn what can happen if devices are not installed or maintained.
The EPA and the Iowa DNR have established requirements that must be followed.