Exam References

Testing Services

Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester

The following list of references is recommended to help individuals prepare for the ABC BPAT exam.

Manual of Cross-Connection Control, 9th Edition, Foundation for Cross-Connection Control and Hydraulic Research, University of Southern California, KAP-200 University Park MC-2531, Los Angeles, California 90089-2531, Phone: 213-740-2032.


Recommended Practice for Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control, AWWA Manual M14, American Water Works Association, 6666 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80235, Phone: 800-926-7337


Cross-Connection Control Manual, EPA 816-R-03-002, available through the Water Resource Center (WRC):

US Environmental Protection Agency
Water Resource Center (RC-4100)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington DC 20460
Telephone: (202) 566-1729 (24-hour voicemail)
FAX: (202) 566-1736
E-Mail: center.water-resource@epa.gov


Cross Connection Control Manual, Accepted Procedure and Practice Handbook, Pacific Northwest Section-AWWA, PO Box 2050, Clackamas, OR 97015, Phone: 877-767-2992.