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Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District is committed to providing safe, reliable drinking water to the community. One of the ways we protect our supply is by ensuring water is not contaminated by backflow from private properties into the BCVWD system. Some properties within the District’s service area are required to have backflow prevention devices. Properties requiring backflow protection could have one device, and others may need more than one. Customers are responsible for professionally installing backflow prevention devices, maintaining them and replacing them if needed.

To start, it is a good idea to download a copy of the Backflow Guide:

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The Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District Cross-Connection Control Program (CCCP) has been designed in accordance with Titles 17 and 22 of the California Code of Regulations and includes cross-connection surveys, annual testing requirements, on-site and tester audits, mailed notifications, and required reporting.

Depending on your unique situation, you will need to follow the instructions located on the following links:

Backflow for Residential and Business Customers
Backflow for Construction
Backflow Testers and to Submit Test Results

NOT SURE IF YOU HAVE OR NEED A BACKFLOW DEVICE?
You will be contacted by a cross-connection specialist to get additional information about your property and to schedule an on-site visit. If an appointment is needed, it will be scheduled during the normal business hours of the District main office. After the cross-connection survey is complete, you will be contacted in writing with the findings, along with installation information.

The following reports provide additional information regarding the Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District Cross-Connection Control Program:

Part 11 of the Rules and Regulations
Resolution adopting the Cross Connection Program

BCVWD Resources
Approved Device List
BCVWD Approved Tester List
Approved Test Form
Backflow Test Sample Notification

External Resources
Riverside County Backflow Tester Certification Program
AWWA Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control Recommended Practices
USC Foundation for Cross-Connection Control and Hydraulic Research

Click Here to Access our Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions regarding Backflow, you are always welcome to send an email to backflow@bcvwd.org.

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