Cross Connection Control Program Reference Material

As your water purveyor, the City of Burley is required by State law to administer a Cross Connection Control Program, often referred to as the Backflow Prevention Program.  The following program information is available for your use.


The current City of Burley Water System Protection Ordinance is Ordinance #1336, dated September 5, 2017. It is available from the City Clerk at (208) 878-2224 or click here. 



The Department of Environmental Quality’s Drinking Water Cross Connection Control information is available, click here.  



The State of Idaho Administrative Code (IDAPA Rules) concerning Cross Connection is located at:


Reference section 543 (Page 126) and section 552.06 (Page 135)



Backflow assemblies must be listed in the University of Southern California (USC) Foundation for Cross Connection Control and Hydraulic Research List of Approved Backflow Prevention Assemblies.  This document is available at

Foundation for Cross-Connection Control and Hydraulic Research



Please contact the Water Superintendent at (208) 878-2103 with any questions and to discuss the backflow prevention measures that may be required for your home or business.