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Backflow Prevention

Information for Plumbers

For Local Plumbers - Shoalhaven Water keeps a local backflow certified plumbers list.  Any local backflow certified plumbers can volunteer to join the list by providing a copy of their TAFE certificate and contact details.

plumber working Shoalhaven Water keeps a list of local certified plumbers.

Shoalhaven Water reserves the right to remove names from the list where there have been a number of complaints against that plumber.

Backflow Test & Maintenance Report Books are available for sale from Council.

For Out of Area Plumbers - Sydney Water or Hunter Water test report forms may be submitted in lieu of the Shoalhaven Water Backflow Prevention Device Test and Maintenance Report. 

Shoalhaven Water does not have a system of on-line test reports available.

If this is the first time the out of area certified plumber has tested in the Shoalhaven, they will need to submit a copy of their TAFE backflow certificate along with the test reports for the reports to be accepted.

For further information regarding Backflow Prevention contact Shoalhaven Water’s Regulatory Unit on 02 4429 3125 or visit us at Shoalhaven City Council's Administration Building, Bridge Road Nowra. To ensure one of our staff is available for consultation, appointments are preferred.