Backflow Renewal

The GAWP Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification program is administrated by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals. Once a Tester is certified, their license is valid for 3 years from the anniversary date of their certification. To renew your GAWP Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification, take the appropriate course work, then apply and pay for your renewal. To help you with this process, we've compiled information on each of these steps.


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Obtain Training

To renew a GBPAT Certification, you must complete 6 hours of continuing education coursework related to Backflow Prevention, during the 3 year period your license is valid for.

GWWI offers two GBPAT approved renewal courses:

  • Backflow Prevention Review (In-Person or Live Webinar)
  • Backflow Prevention Assembly Repair (In-Person Only)


Apply for your Renewal

Once the continuing education has been obtained and prior to the renewal deadline, the Tester must apply and pay for renewal by going to the GAWP Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification webpage The next renewal deadline is determined 3 years from the date of the previous renewal.