§ 51.155  TESTING AND REPAIR OF ASSEMBLIES.
   (A)   Testing of backflow prevention assemblies shall be made by a Certified Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester approved by the town. Such tests are to be conducted upon installation and annually thereafter, or at a frequency established by the town. A record of all testing and repairs is to be retained by the consumer for a minimum of three years. Copies of the records must be provided to the town within ten  business days after the completion of any testing and repair work.
   (B)   Any time that repairs to backflow prevention assemblies are deemed necessary, whether through annual or required testing, routine inspection by the consumer, or by the town, such repairs must be completed within a specified time in accordance with the degree of hazard. In no case shall this time period exceed:
      (1)   Health hazard facilities: seven days; and
      (2)   Non-health hazard facilities: 21 days.
   (C)   All backflow prevention assemblies with test cocks are required to be tested annually, or at a frequency established by the town.
   (D)   All Certified Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers must obtain and employ backflow prevention assembly test equipment which has been evaluated and approved by the town. All test equipment shall be registered with the town. All test equipment shall be checked for accuracy annually, calibrated if necessary, and certified to the county as to the calibration employing a method acceptable to the town. See § 51.150(C)(5).
   (E)   It shall be unlawful for any consumer or Certified Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester to submit any record to the town that is false or incomplete in any respect. It shall be unlawful for any consumer or Certified Tester to fail to submit to the town any record which is required by this subchapter. Such violations may result in the enforcement actions in § 51.159.
(Ord. 17-02, passed 2-20-2017)