Total Backflow Resources

Backflow Tester Training in Iowa and Nebraska

Training Classes & Certification

We offer Backflow Tester training classes for technicians of all experience levels and backgrounds. Our Backflow Tester Training classes are designed to prepare you to pass the written and practical certification (and re-certification) exams. Completion of these courses and exams provide you with eligibility for registration with the Iowa Backflow Tester Certification Program and/or certification as a Nebraska Grade VI Water Operator.

Test Kit Calibration

We offer a Test Kit Calibration Lab at every class. We also offer occasional standalone Calibration Lab events, without a class. Finally, if necessary, we’re able to offer Test Kit Calibration services via the mail.

Backflow Tester Certification & Recertification

Total Backflow Training Includes:
  • Backflow Assembly Testing & Repair
  • Backflow Technician Certification & Re-Certification Training
  • On-site, CEU approved Water and Wastewater Operator Training
  • Backflow Test Kit Calibrations
  • On-site & Laboratory large diameter water meter testing and repair
  • Hazard Assessment Site Surveys
  • Cross-Connection Control program development and management.
Backflow Technician Certification and re-certification training

Backflow Technician training classes are held on a monthly basis, with training provided by a certified American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA) tester. All instructors are also State of Iowa and State of Nebraska Certified Testers, as well as ABPA Certified Test Proctors.

We provide training to new testers, and offer advanced training for the experienced tester as well. This includes advanced trouble shooting and diagnostic classes, informational training about the dangers of Cross-Connections and ways to protect your company from health hazards and liability claims.

Backflow and Meter Resources brings our training to your location at no extra cost. If you are interested in sponsoring a certification or continuing education class at your location, contact us directly at 319-343-6601 or email us at

  • We customize all of our services to meet your needs.
  • All field personnel are certified and fully insured.
  • We use only calibrated and certified test equipment.
  • Testing is performed on site, to save you shipping costs.
  • Laboratory testing is also available.
Backflow Testing and Repair

Backflow and Meter Resources provides complete testing and repair services on all types and sizes of backflow prevention assemblies. Located in Salix, Iowa, Backflow and Meter Resources will come to your location anywhere in Iowa or Nebraska to test and or repair your backflow prevention assemblies. We provide copies of all necessary paperwork to the customer as well as to the administrative authorities.

Our technicians are fully certified as backflow prevention assembly testers and certified water works operators. This not only insures that you will be getting top quality testing and repair of your backflow assemblies, but they also understand the importance of minimizing the customer’s downtime. Backflow and Meter Resources technicians also have a thorough knowledge of federal and state drinking water standards that must be met by the water purveyor.

All field personnel are qualified and trained to conduct site surveys and hazard assessments for your municipality or your private facility.

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