NOTE: This is not the current edition. See ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 5000-2022 for the current edition.
ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 5000-2015 is only available in hardcopy.
ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 5000-2015
Cross-Connection Control Professional Qualifications Standard
The ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 5000-2015 establishes minimum requirements for backflow prevention assembly testers, cross-connection control surveyors, backflow prevention assembly repairers, fire protection system cross-connection control testers, and backflow prevention program administrators.
The 2015 edition of the Series 5000 has added Standard #5063, Minimum Performance Requirements for Testing Air Valve and Vent Inflow Preventers, and updated, expanded vocabulary and definitions.
ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 5000-2015 includes professional qualifications standards for the following individuals:
5110 – Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers
5120 – Cross-Connection Control Surveyors
5130 – Backflow Prevention Assembly Repairers
5140 – Fire Protection System Cross-Connection Control Testers
5150 – Backflow Prevention Program Administrators
ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 5000-2015 establishes minimum performance requirements for testing the following assemblies:
1013 – Reduced Pressure Principle Backflow Preventers (RP) and Reduced Pressure Principle Fire Protection Backflow Preventers (RPF)
1015 – Double Check Backflow Prevention Assemblies (DC) and Double Check Fire Protection Backflow Prevention Assemblies (DCF)
1020 – Pressure Vacuum Breaker Assemblies (PVB)
1047 – Reduced Pressure Detector Fire Protection Backflow Prevention Assemblies (RPDF)
1048 – Double Check Detector Fire Protection Backflow Prevention Assemblies (DCDF)
1056 – Spill Resistant Vacuum Breakers (SRVB)
1063 – Air Valve and Vent Inflow Preventers
ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 5000-2015 containers the following appendices:
Appendix A – Troubleshooting Flowcharts for ASSE Test Procedures and One-Hose Test Procedure Flowcharts
Appendix B – Schematics for Backflow Assemblies and Backflow Test Kits
Appendix C – Field Test Report Forms
Appendix D – Troubleshooting Guides
Appendix E – ASSE Field Test Procedures Using Three- and Five- Valve Test Kits
Appendix F – One-Hose Field Test Procedures
Appendix G – Vocabulary and Definitions