Become a Backflow Prevention Vendor

JEA's Backflow Prevention Assembly (BFA) Vendor Program is a voluntary program intended to provide customers with a list of qualified vendors that can properly test, repair, replace, or install these devices.

Participants in this voluntary program must meet certain criteria established by JEA.

Preferred vendors will submit all required reports to JEA for their customers.

Criteria for Becoming a Preferred Vendor

  1. Hold current American Water Works Association endorsed certification in BFA testing
  2. Proper Licensing – 2 categories on the Preferred Vendor List
    • Test and perform limited repairs – no specialized license required
    • Test/replace/install – must be licensed plumber or irrigation contractor or underground utility contractor
  3. Agrees to Tag BFA
    • Tag must be water resistant
    • Tag must have, at a minimum, the following information:
      • Company name
      • Certification date
      • Name of certified tester
  4. Agrees to submit complete certification forms to JEA in a timely manner
  5. Submit Preferred Vendor Application (below)
  6. Complete and submit the Code of Conduct Application (PDF)
    •  Mail your application to:
      JEA Cross Connection Control
      21 W Church Street T8
      Jacksonville, FL 32202
  7. JEA will randomly audit a representative number of BFA certifications.

Benefits of Preferred Testers and Repairers

  • Demonstrate to customers that they meet the highest standards in their profession
  • Increased exposure

Apply to Become a Vendor