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How do I become a backflow tester in Texas?
Last Updated: 7th May, 2020
- Have a High School Diploma or Equivalent Certificate.
- Complete a 40-hour training course.
- Pass an examination *Written exam must be taken at a TCEQ regional office or proctored computer-based testing facility as of May 2, 2016.
- Work at least two years in an approved area.
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Likewise, people ask, how much does a backflow tester make?
Backflow Tester Annual Salary ($52,655 Avg | Jan 2020) - ZipRecruiter.
Beside above, what is a backflow prevention assembly tester? Backflow prevention assembly testers are qualified to test and repair assemblies on any domestic, commercial, industrial, or irrigation service. Backflow prevention assembly testers may test and repair assemblies on firelines only if they are permanently employed by an Approved Fireline Contractor.
Secondly, how much does backflow testing cost?
Backflow Testing Cost Testing the flow of backwater costs between $20 and $100. This procedure ensures that your prevention system or single valve blocks the backflow. Only some municipalities require annual testing, but it's always recommended on an annual basis to prevent breakdowns.
How long does it take to test a backflow device?
Depending on the backflow device it can take anywhere from 10 minutes to 30 minutes per device. It almost takes longer to set up for the test than it takes to do the test.