Backflow training
Testing a backflow assembly

The Eugene Water & Electric Board conducts backflow assembly tester and cross-connection specialist certification trainings for contractors and individuals.

Registration for these courses must be completed a minimum of 10 days prior to the class start date.

Sign up now using EWEB's online Cross-Connection Control Training Center Registration Form (fillable PDF).

EWEB Training Center Schedule
Course Date
Backflow assembly tester course Jan. 27-31, 2014
Cross-connection specialist course Feb. 3-6, 2014
Gauge Calibration Day* Feb. 14, 2014

Note: The State of Oregon will require documentation showing one year of experience in water systems or plumbing for cross-connection specialist certification. A minimum of a high school diploma or GED is required by the state of Oregon for gaining tester or specialist certifications.

*For Calibration Day, please drop off gauge(s) on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 11 a.m. to noon or 3 to 4 p.m. The drop off point is the main entrance of EWEB's operations center, 4200 Roosevelt Boulevard. After calibration, gauges will be available for pick-up on Friday, Feb. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. The price is $40 per gauge for those who have attended EWEB training in 2012-13, or $65 per gauge for those who have not. Payment is due when gauge(s) are dropped off. Make checks payable to Ray Johnson.


To learn more about backflow training classes and certification, contact EWEB's Backflow and Cross-Connection Program at (541) 685-7000.