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Posted on: July 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Annual Backflow Inspection Notice

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Dear Homeowners and Commercial/Industrial Businesses with Irrigation Systems:

Please be advised that effective February 1, 2017, and in accordance with Ordinance No. 273-16, all backflow assemblies must be tested annually.  This should be done at the start-up period of each year and should have been submitted to the City of Piperton no later than May 31, 2022.  

According to present policies adopted by the State of Tennessee Cross Connection Board, the City is required to keep a record of the backflow (RPZ) test in our office.  A certified tester must perform the test.   Most plumbing and irrigation companies have a certified backflow tester on staff.

Please make arrangements to have your RPZ device tested.  The results of each inspection and testing shall be returned to the Utility Department via:

  • Drop off at City of Piperton Administrative office located at 3725 Hwy 196, Suite B
  • Email to   or
  • Fax it to:   901-221-8520
  • Mail it to:   P. O. Box 328, Collierville, TN 38027

Please keep a copy for your own records.

If you find this notice to be in error, please contact the Utility Department at 901-221-7806 or at the above-mentioned email.


Richard Mills

Director, Public Works


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