Backflow Prevention Resources


Setting up a CCC Program

  1. Report from Blackfalds on how they set up their program, including bylaw.

Download Test Report Templates

Best Practices

"Methodologies for Setting a Cross-Connection Control Program" is now posted on the InfraGuide Website at the following link:

AWWA Backflow Products:

AWWA offers the following information resources to provide a good understanding of various backflow devices, guidelines for acceptable practices, and the necessary criteria for a functioning, well-maintained and managed backflow and cross-connection control program.

Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control (DVD)

Techniques and equipment for backflow prevention and cross-connection control, as described...Click to Learn More

Manual of Water Supply Practices

This manual is intended for use by all professionals charged with protecting the public water supply with proper backflow prevention and cross-connection control programs...Click to Learn More

BACKFLOW: The collection

set of related AWWA Standards and Manuals...Click to Learn More

Backflow Information Resources 

  • All Things Backflow: The Water Knowledge Resource Community page on Backflow is your one-stop shop for all AWWA information resources and publications available on the topic....Learn More
  • eLearning: Earn Continuing Education Units (CEU's) in this 2-hour webinar course on backflow prevention and cross-connection control...Learn More
  • Customer Education Materials: Keep your customers informed on the potential dangers related to backflow with these informative backflow prevention bill stuffers....Learn More

WCS AWWA CCC Certification Officers




Gary Wagner
gdwags @

Lorne Mireau
mireau @

Jason S Nadeau
jnadeau @

The following companies verify and calibrate test gauges




Reding Instruments
#1 3600 21 ST NE
Calgary, AB T2E 6V6
Phone: (403) 250-7430
Fax: (403) 291-0976

The Calibration Centre 
#19A 3515 27 ST NE
Calgary, AB T1Y 5E4
Phone: (403) 275-7090
Fax: (403) 291-7001  

Zimco Gauge & Valve Ltd
5631 Burbank Rd SE
Calgary, AB T2H 1Z6
Phone: (403) 253-8320
Fax: (403) 253-9221

Western Gauge and Instruments Ltd.
 4045 - 74 Ave S.E. 
Calgary AB T2C 2H9 
Phone 403 236-4888 
Fax 403 236-7629 

CPW Valve & Instrument Ltd.
#100, 7503 Girard Road
Edmonton, AB T6B 2H2
Phone: (780) 451-6888

CPW Valve

Accutech Rentals Ltd

Western Gauge and Instruments Ltd.
6624 - 50 Street
Edmonton AB T6B 2N7
Phone 780 463-3800
Fax 780 463-3990

VorTeqCal – (204) 334-1098
Drop off equipment at:
Crane Supply – 1201 Sargent Ave.
BA Robinson Co. – 1760 Ellice Ave.
Emco Corp. – 2030 Notre Dame Ave.
Mueller Flow Control –777 Century St.

Trans Canada Calibration 
(204) 878-4373 Ext: 232
1048 Arnold Road 
Ile de Chenes MB R0A 0T0

Mantrol Instrumentation Services
Phone: 941-9969
160 Malmsbury Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R2N 2T4