Our legislative mandate requires that the certification programs be fully funded by the fees collected for the program. Because of this, the Utah Division of Drinking Water’s fees for the Operator Certification and Cross Connection Control Certification programs are changing. Changes will go into effect on July 1, 2023, in order to comply with legislative requirements (detailed below).
Cross Connection Program Certification Fees
|Program Administrator Exam||$300*|
|Program Administrator Annual Renewal||$150|
|Backflow Assembly Tester||$270|
|Backflow Assembly Tester Renewal||$270|
Operator Certification Fees
|Renewal (every 3 years)||$180|
Title 19-4-104(2), (4)
(2) (a) The board may adopt and enforce standards and establish fees for certification of operators of any public water system.
(b) The board may not require certification of operators for a water system serving a population of 800 or less except:
(i) to the extent required for compliance with Section 1419 of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 300f et seq.; and
(ii) for a system that is required to treat its drinking water.
(c) The certification program shall be funded from certification and renewal fees.
(4) (a) The board may adopt and enforce standards and establish fees for certification of persons engaged in administering cross connection control programs or backflow
prevention assembly training, repair, and maintenance testing.
(b) The certification program shall be funded from certification and renewal fees.
If you should have any questions, you may contact us at (801) 536-4200.