Cross Connection Resources

Minnesota Department of Health: High Hazard Cross Connections – Significant Deficiencies High Hazard Cross Connections – Responsible Authorities

Articles from MDH Dave Rindal on High Hazard Cross Connections – excerpts from TA Times

Minnesota Rules & Statutes:
Backflow and Cross Connections Rule on Cross Connection Control – Chapter 4714
MN Rules: Unsafe Water Connections – 4720.0025
MN Rules: Unlawful Connections – 4714.0602
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry:  *FACT SHEET: Backflow Devices:  2015 Minnesota Plumbing Code
Plumbing Code Chapter PDF’s (at bottom of link page)

MDH resources/guidance on Cross-Connection Control
Plumbing Chapter 6 related to Cross-Connections and Backflow Prevention 
Search and Look Up Testers and Rebuilder Licenses on the Dept. of Labor & Industry Web site
Minnesota Water Works Manual, Chapter 23 – Cross Connections
Safe Drinking Water for Your System: An Operator’s Guide, see Chapter 8 – Cross Connections & Backflow Prevention
EPA Online Cross Connection Control Manual

Sample Ordinances:
Link to model Specifications for Cross Connection & Backflow Prevention Ordinance from League of Minnesota Cities 
Sample RPZ Form and Annual Test Report Form
Sample RPZ Letter and Test Information Form
Sample Cross Connection & Bacflow Prevention Ordinance Specification
Sample Cross Connection and Backflow Prevention Ordinance
3 Samples – Mandatory Connection to City Water Supply System
Simplified Cross Connection Control Ordinance – sample
Rochester Public Utilities Public Water System Cross Connection Control & Backflow Prevention Program for Rochester, MN, revised February 23, 2016