Backflow / Cross-Connection Prevention Program

Double Check Detector AssemblyCross Connection Control Program

The District's Cross Connection Control Program is mandated by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), under Title 17 of the California Administrative Code of Regulation. It is an extensive effort to protect the public water system from potential sources of contamination that may exist within customers' plumbing systems and equipment on site.

Backflow Compliance Testing

Currently, the District uses the Tokay System for test result submissions.  Effective February 1, 2021, the District will be using the SAMS Backflow Compliance Management Software. Testers and testing companies will be asked to use the SAMS tester portal to submit test reports, tester certifications, company insurance information and city licenses.Screenshot of login page for SAMS tester reporting portal.

For a first time user, please follow these steps to register with the portal:

1. Click here to access the SAMS portal

2. Click on Registration Form

3. Enter your information and click submit

4. An administrator will then approve your registration and you will receive your login credentials via email

The District will offer virtual training on the SAMS tester portal on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Zoom meeting link will be posted here when it becomes available. If you have additional questions, please contact (909) 624-0035 ext. 175.

Inspections & Reports

This program and its records are inspected by the California Department of Public Health on an annual basis. Incidental reports are required to be submitted as well.