This is a legal form that was released by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management - a government authority operating within Indiana. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.
Q: What is a backflow device test?
A: A backflow device test is a procedure conducted to check the functionality of a backflow prevention device.
Q: Why is a backflow device test needed?
A: A backflow device test is needed to ensure that the backflow prevention device is working properly and preventing the contamination of drinking water.
Q: Who conducts a backflow device test?
A: A licensed professional such as a plumber or a certified backflow tester conducts a backflow device test.
Q: How often is a backflow device test required?
A: The frequency of backflow device tests depends on local regulations, but it is generally required annually.
Q: Is a backflow device test required in Indiana?
A: Yes, backflow device tests are required in Indiana to protect the public water supply from potential contamination.
Q: What happens if a backflow device fails the test?
A: If a backflow device fails the test, it must be repaired or replaced to ensure the safety of the water supply.
Q: Is a backflow device test expensive?
A: The cost of a backflow device test can vary depending on factors such as the location and the type of device being tested.
Q: Can I perform a backflow device test myself?
A: No, a backflow device test must be performed by a licensed professional or a certified backflow tester.
Q: Are there any penalties for not conducting a backflow device test?
A: Penalties for not conducting a backflow device test can vary depending on local regulations, but they may include fines or the suspension of water service.
Download a fillable version of State Form 55788 by clicking the link below or browse more documents and templates provided by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.