Cross Connection Control Program

In order to protect our water supply from contaminants, the City of Fernley maintains a Cross Connection Control Program. This program includes compliance testing, enforcement of City Ordinance 2013-009 (PDF), and identification of connections that could be hazardous to our water system.

Dave Whalen, Public Works Director, can be contacted at (775) 784-9910 or via email. Fax number (775) 784-9848.

The City of Fernley maintains a list of approved backflow testers, the following testers all possess a current City of Fernley Business License.

  • Overhead Fire Protection, 137 Coney Island Drive, Sparks, NV 89431 - Phone (775) 856-3444
  • B&L, Backflow P.O. Box 4867, Incline Village, NV 89450 - Phone (775) 831-0123
  • State Fire DC Specialties LLC, 5370 E Idaho Street, Elko, NV 89801 - Phone (775) 777-8826
  • Jet Plumbing, 1553 Hymer Ave., Sparks, NV 89431 - Phone (775) 331-3933
  • Northern Nevada Fire Protection, 711 Canary Circle, Fernley, NV 89408 - Phone (775) 842-3308
  • Scott Fire Protection, Inc., 60 Marilyn Mae Drive, Sparks, NV 89431 - Phone (775) 329-3998
  • ABC Fire, 1025 Telegraph Street, Reno, NV 89502 - Phone (775) 856-1553
  • Legacy Fire Services, 1380 Greg Street, Suite 221, Sparks, NV 89431- Phone (775) 432-2336
  • Timberidge Plumbing, 2255 Glendale Ave., #9, Sparks, NV 89431 - Phone (775) 359-9446
  • Delta Fire Systems, 1655 Marietta Way, Sparks, NV 89431 - Phone (775) 440-6000
  • JB Fire, 217 Endeavor Lane, Fernley, NV 89408 - Phone (775) 980-6125
  •  Desert Fire Protection, 505 Valley Road, Reno, NV 89502 - Phone (775) 329-1926

Important forms and links: 

Backflow Assembly Test and Maintenance Form (PDF)

Cross Connection Control Program (PDF)

American Water Works Association

Southern California Foundation for Cross Connection Control

Nevada Administrative Code for Water Quality

***TESTERS PLEASE NOTE***

Within the City of Fernley, all metered water, purple pipe or otherwise, contains potable water.