Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Registration Program

The Program is responsible for:

  • Reviewing and approving training courses and continuing education classes.
  • Maintaining a registry of properly trained testers.

Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Registration Rules: 641 Iowa Administrative Code, Chapter 26  PDF

Registered Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers are listed at the following links. These lists are valid for testers registered prior to January 1, 2017. To verify the status of a new tester or a tester that submitted a late renewal after January 1, 2017, please visit our on line database at https://dphregprograms.iowa.gov/PublicPortal/Iowa/IDPH/common/index.jsp. If you find an error on the list, please notify the program contact below.


For initial BPAT registration or renewing your BPAT registration:


Detailed instructions for creating an account and renewing your license are available on the website above. If you do not have access to a computer or internet please call (515) 281-3548 for assistance.

Training related resources:

Other Resources:

Primary Contact:

  • Randy Lane (515) 281-5894

For information on the requirements for backflow prevention and cross-connection control please visit the State Plumbing Code website and click on the link to Chapter 25, Iowa State Plumbing Code

Primary Contact for the Iowa Plumbing Code:

  • John Kelly (515) 724-9961