Back flows are mechanisms that are used to keep drinking water safe from contaminants. They are a vital part of the water supply. Owners of homes should consider having back flow testing done every couple of months by an expert to be certain that their water is clean. In the video below, we will show how you can be a certified back flow tester.
First, you will need to have some experience in backflows. Certification requires some years of work experience before you can become a certified tester. In addition, you need to register with a specialized training program to understand the regulations in place for backflows.
Learn how back flows work. Back flows can be used in various situations and a certified tester must be aware of the different aspects. They must know how to dismantle the back flow and then restore it in a way to allow them to perform modifications or repairs as needed.
The final step is to successfully pass an exam written. It is possible to become a back flow tester certified once you pass the written test. It is necessary to renew your certification every 3 years to be sure you’re current. It’s a lot of information to get through, but it’s a great job and provides lots of value for the community.