The Water Protection Specialist oversees and operates the Backflow Prevention and Industrial Pretreatment programs for the City of Prescott. Both programs are mandated by state and federal agencies and provide regulatory compliance for city water and wastewater facilities. For questions regarding these programs contact the Water Protection Specialist at 928-777-1615.
This mandatory program fulfills the purpose of protecting the following: the wastewater collection system, the wastewater treatment and reclamation facilities, surface waters, and the groundwater which receives recharge from the City of Prescott. Our goals will be achieved by permitting, monitoring, and sampling discharge from Industrial and Commercial users, in conjunction with educating commercial and residential users about substances that are harmful to the wastewater system and its processes. The City's Industrial Pretreatment Program is currently in development. Several documents have been drafted for incorporation into our pretreatment program: a draft ordinance, a technically based Local Limits Report, an Enforcement Response Plan and, and a Cost Benefit Analysis. These documents are available for viewing at the bottom of this section. We welcome your feedback via email, Click here to submit questions or comments about the Program. See the Water Protection Events schedule below for information about past and future Pretreatment meetings. As a mandatory component of developing our Pretreatment Program, the City sent out Sewer User Questionnaires to business owners. Please see the Questionnaire section below for details.
- Sewer Use Ordinance
- Local Limits Report
- Local Limits Appendices
- Enforcement Response Plan
- Cost Benefit Analysis
Industrial Pretreatment Meeting
On May 28th the Prescott City Council will take action on a proposed amendment to City Code Title II, Chapter 2-1 regarding the City's Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment Program. The meeting will take place in the council chambers beginning at 3:00pm.
Water Protection Events
Note: Dates are subject to change.
Sewer User Questionnaire
The City of Prescott requests your help! We are conducting a survey to help us understand the types of waste that are discharged into City sewers. This survey is a necessary component of the City's pretreatment program. The City of Prescott requests that all businesses who receive a notice complete the questionnaire between February 6th and March 31st. We suggest that you click on the .pdf document that best fits your business type and view the specific information needed to complete the questionnaire.
- All Other Businesses Survey (pdf, 97.4 kb)
- Dental Survey (pdf, 171.3 kb)
- Food Services Survey (pdf, 181.1 kb)
- Industrial Survey (pdf, 176.7 kb)
- Medical Survey (pdf, 112.9 kb)
- SIU Survey (pdf, 137.5 kb)
- Vehicle Services Survey (pdf, 144.4 kb)
- Waste Hauler Survey (pdf, 158.4 kb)
For convenience you may want to print a copy to fill out prior to beginning the online survey. When you are ready to begin, click on the survey link at the bottom of this section. Once you launch the survey, you must complete every question and click "submit" at the end in order for it to be recorded. If you exit the survey or lose your internet connection, you will need to restart the survey and complete all questions from the beginning.
Except for reporting required by state and federal regulatory agencies, and specific information identified by public record disclosure laws, the City of Prescott will not disclose any information that is provided in this questionnaire to third parties.
Early support from the public will ensure that the City of Prescott implements a pretreatment program that is representative of all businesses within the City's service area. Thank you for taking the time to complete the sewer usage questionnaire. We greatly appreciate your participation. To request a paper copy of the survey by mail, or with any other questions, please contact Jeremy Reynolds at 928-777-1615.
Backflow Prevention helps protect the city water system from pollution and contamination via connections to private water systems. This program is established by Ordinance and is referenced in the Prescott City Code, and has been in effect since 1992.
A backflow preventer is a valve assembly that prevents water from flowing backwards into the water supply line. The device is installed on the outflow side (towards the house) of the water meter to protect the community water supply.
Certified Backflow Testers      (displayed in random order)
|Grassi, Aaron||A. J. Grassi||928-830-6869||Prescott Valley|
|Adam Rogers||Aero Automatic Sprinkler Co||623-580-7800||Phoenix|
|Burke, Dan||Alliance Fire Protection Inc.||480-966-9178||Tempe|
|Aten, Joshua||All West Fire Protection||928-776-7861||Prescott|
|Caballero, Lance||Arizona Backflow Testing||888-312-8022||Glendale|
|Livernois, Bill||Big Sky Plumbing Inc.||928-636-7370||Chino Valley|
|Peterson, Craig||Prescott Landscape Co.||928-778-5535||Prescott|
|Ryan, Rick||Plumb Crazy||928-778-1127||Prescott|
|Baumgaertel, Coy||A Breeze Fire Protection||928-634-8761||Cornville|
|Scott, Derek||Tri-City Backflow Testing||928-925-1294||Chino Valley|
|Trejo, Antonio||AAT Plumbing Inc.||928-830-8852||Chino Valley|
|Mazor, Micheal||American Safety Services||602-799-6999||Phoenix|
|Elliot, John||Yavapai Plumbing & Heating||928-776-7025||Prescott Valley|
|Walters, Anthony||Sun Devil Fire||623-245-0636||Phoenix|
|Luna, Rick||Luna Plumbing||928-632-5678||Prescott|
|Neilsen, Shane||Backflow Solutions||928-533-2854||Prescott Valley|
|Baker, Skip||Backflow Preventor||928-301-1451||Camp Verde|
|McClymonds, Kimble||Yavapai Water Production||928-899-3794||Prescott|
|Meyers, John R.||Centurion Fire Protection||928-301-1451||Mesa|
|Staehnke, Alan||R. Alan Staehnke||928-308-1375||Paulden|
|Consolo, Anthony||A C||928-533-6836||Prescott|
|Zeldin, Michael||Zeldin Plumbing||928-632-7600||Dewey|
|Williams, Rick||Metering Services||480-731-4793||Tempe|
|Walton, James M.||R.E.D. Plumbing Inc.||928-772-9296||Prescott Valley|
|Gibbs, Jodi||B&W Fire Security Systems LLC||928-772-8008||Prescott Valley|
|Wortman, Steve||Allstate Backflow L.L.C.||602-989-5011||Congress|
|Petty, Stephen||Fire Tech Services||480-497-0714||Apache Jctn.|