Backflow Programs Committee

The purpose of this committee is to: (1) encourage and assist water utilities and other agencies having jurisdiction to begin, develop and refine cross-connection control programs; (2) Address specific conditions, piping arrangements, and water using equipment to determine appropriate backflow prevention guidelines; (3) Provide liaison with California and Nevada state health departments and other administrative authorities regarding the interpretation/development of respective regulations and formulation of guidelines; (4) Produce workshop/seminars on backflow prevention/cross connection control. The committee reports to the Water Distribution Division.
Full NamePositionPhone
Kenneth L. PayneChair(650) 652-3132
Glenn E. ReynoldsVice Chair(650) 204-9596
Paul H. Schwartz, P.E.Secretary(213) 740-2032
Ben C. BennettMember(408) 734-3569
William "Bill" J. CardinalMember(209) 785-1453
Chris A. CastaingMember(760) 233-3264
Dennis E. Elbe, IIMember(949) 289-0134
Timothy C. GuishardMember(619) 589-9433
Darrell JohnsonMember(818) 251-2236
Gustavo Orduno, Jr.Member(760) 722-1967
Carl D. OttesonMember(760) 401-6552
Shailen TalatiMember(650) 652-3117
Gina L. EnriquezStaff Liaison(909) 291-2100