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Certified backflow prevention device testers

The following is a list of cross connection control specialists, certified by the Ontario Water Works Association (or approved equivalent), who have registered as backflow prevention testers with Utilities Kingston. Contact these Registered Testers directly as they are not employed by Utilities Kingston.


Utilities Kingston makes no representation regarding the abilities or performance of, or quality of service provided by the registered testers. Further, Utilities Kingston does not accept or assume any responsibilities for the performance or actions of these testers.

On an annual basis, testers are required to submit proof of their certification issued by the Ontario Water Works Association (or approved equivalent) and a valid Certificate of Calibration of their test equipment.

Only persons listed herein are permitted to carry out functions required by the Cross Connection Control Program administered by Utilities Kingston. Please refer to the section Restrictions below.

You are required to use your own judgement with respect to contracting with these testers.

For general inquiries contact the Water Quality Office at 613-546-1181 x 2196 or for information on how to become registered.

List of certified testers

Company Tester name Company information Function
Venditti Backflow Prevention and Plumbing Mike Venditti 1476 Apollo Terrace
Kingston, ON K7P 3K5
All Functions
Frontenac Plumbing Service Ltd Nicholas Brunet
Erin Cumpson
Tim Poffley
1130 Clyde Court
Kingston, ON K7P 2E4
All Functions
Thomas Lemmon & Sons (1973) Ltd Mike Andres
Robert Magee
Chad Gray
Marc Raby
765 Montreal St,
Kingston, ON K7K 3J6
All Functions
Mike Hogan Plumbing & Heating Mike Hogan 648 McKay St
Kingston, ON K7M 5V9
All Functions
Alex McCoy Plumbing & Heating Ltd Jim Thomson
Richard Jacobi
Joe Cadue
1-718 Fortune Cres.
Kingston, ON K7P 2T3
All Functions
Universal Mechanical & Construction Services Gerry Sutton
Adam Sutton
Jacob Harvey
Alvin Burns
60 Rigney St,
Kingston, ON K7K 6Z2
All Functions
Donovan McNichols Ltd Andrew Iverson
Daniel Redmond
829 Norwest Rd. Suite 116
Kingston, ON K7P 2N3
All Functions
BTV Plumbing & Heating Ltd Ian Wheeler
Bernie Vanderkooi
95 Concession St.
Kingston, ON K7K 2A8
All Functions
Van Heddegem Plumbing & Heating (1988) Inc. Bob Van Heddegem 18 Vine St
Kingston, ON K7K 3X7
All Functions
E.S. Fox Limited Steve Hounsell
Jennifer Revell
209 Dalton Ave
Kingston, ON K7K 6C2
All Functions
DLJ Plumbing & Heating Jason Mackey 1448 Kendal Ave,
Kingston, On K7P 0L6
All Functions
Selleck Mechanical Brock Thompson 80 Hickson Ave.
Kingston, ON K7K 2N6
All Functions
Donaldson Plumbing & Heating Ltd David Donaldson 2721 Patterson rd, RR#2,
Inverary, ON K0H 1X0
All Functions
Wayne Patry Plumbing & Heating Paul Patry 165 Ontario St #1108,
Kingston, ON K7L 2Y6
All Functions
Veeda Inc Jerome Veenendaal
Dustin Stewart
640 Justus Dr.
Kingston, ON K7M 4H4
All Functions
Dan Vokey's Plumbing Services Inc Dan Vokey 35 Terry Fox Dr. Unit 306
Kingston, ON K7M 8N4
All Functions
Murphy's Mechanical Stephen Murphy 908 Percy Cres.
Kingston, On K7M 4P5
All Functions
Jardine Mechanical Ltd Travis Jardine
David Huck
5445 Battersea Rd
Battersea, On K0H 1H0
All Functions
G.L.A.D. Plumbing & Heating Nathan Demchuk 345 Herbert St Unit D,
Gananoque, ON K7G 1R2
All Functions
Key Way Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Phil Deslauriers 700 King St W
Gananoque, ON K7G 2H5
All Functions
Backflow Preventers and Plumbing Claude Bourck 629 Hamilton Cr.,
Cornwall, ON K6H 5N5
All Functions
1000 Islands Mechanical Ltd Wesley Eves
Kevin Goff
380 Herbert St, Suite E
Gananoque, ON K7G 1R1
All Functions
Pro Active Water Solutions Inc Murray McDowall
Mike Hurley
Chris Ryall
10-242 Applewood Cres
Vaughan ON L4K 4E5
All Functions
Carmichael Engineering Ltd Andrew Green 2015 Fisher Dr.
Peterborough, ON K9J 6X6
All Functions
Jeff Magee Plumbing & Heating Jeff Magee 953 Bethel Rd
Yarker, ON K0K 3N0
All Functions
Davis Plumbing Ltd Tim Davis 236 Bridge St. W.,
Napanee, ON K7R 2E7
All Functions
Bird Mechanical Ltd Alexander Cebrynski
Brandon Pinch
Arthur Casimiri
William Wesley
1201 Nicholson Rd.
Newmarket, ON L3Y 9C3
All Functions
JTS Mechanical Systems Inc Josh Freiburger
Derick Haywood
11-100 Campbell Ave
Kitchener, ON N2H 4X8
All Functions
Jaynes Plumbing & Heating Blair Jaynes
Samuel Barr
91 Colebrook Rd.
Yarker, ON K0K 3N0
All Functions
Caledon Creek Mechanical Limited Robert Olma
Nathan Olma
18023 Horseshoe Hill Rd.
Caledon Village, ON K7K 2B8
All Functions
Quality Mechanical Christopher MacDonald 1806 Casey Rd
Belleville, ON K8N 4Z6
All Functions
Royal Plumbing Ltd. Roy Ymker PO Box 131
Foxboro, ON K0K 2B0
All Functions
L J Barton Mechanical Brian Hunter 1341 Osprey Drive
Ancaster, ON L9G 4V5
All Functions
Pritchard's Plumbing & Heating Christopher Pritchard
Matthew Dowker
PO Box 128
Hartington, ON K0H 1W0
All Functions
John The Plumber David Abuneke 264 Kilspindie Ridge
Ottawa, ON K2J 6A4
All Functions
Tasmont Contracting Inc Jorge Montgomery 25A Foxboro-Stirling Rd
Foxboro, ON K0K 2B0
All Functions
Ocean Mechanical Inc Vincent De Luca
Waheed Siddiqui
4-665 Millway Ave,
Concord, On. L4K 3T8
Testing Only
G.O Tap Plus He Ding 335 Watline Ave
Mississauga, ON L4Z 1P3
Testing Only
Lar-Mex Inc. Devin McIntosh
Nicolas Rozon
4-5509 Canotek Rd
Ottawa, ON K1J 9J8
Testing Only
Backflow Specialties Ian Craig Allen 211 Carnwith Dr W
Whitby, ON L1M 2G3
Testing Only
Pennex Backflow Prevention William Ross Pennock
Amar Berki
75E Breezehill Ave N
Ottawa, ON K1Y 2H6
Testing Only
Kerr Plumbing Matthew Kerr 15 Old Madoc Rd
Foxboro, ON K0K 2B0
Testing Only
Loyalist Irrigation Stefan Mommertz 7922 Loyalist Parkway
Bath, ON K0H 1G0
Irrigation Systems Only
WaterWorx Irrigation Jeffery Hogle 209 Thomas St. West,
Napanee, ON K7R 2H6
Irrigation Systems Only
Drapeau Automatic Sprinkler Corp Joey Drapeau
William B. Allen
William D. Allen
1149 Clyde Court, Unit 1
Kingston, ON K7P 2E4
Fire Protection Systems Only
Troy Life & Fire Safety Ltd Bill Flieler
Darcy Blair
Michel Lachance
133 Dalton Ave. Unit #2B
Kingston, ON K7K 6C2
Fire Protection Systems Only
Taillon Fire Protection Inc. Troy Taillon P.O. Box 24015
Kingston, ON K7K 7A6
Fire Protection System Only
Johnson Controls Canada LP Brian Guernsey 595 McKay St
Kingston, ON K7M 5V8
Fire Protection Systems Only
Kring’s Fire Systems Stan Kring
Andrew Kring
77 Snookie’s Rd
Shannonville, ON K0K 3A0
Fire Protection Systems Only
General Sprinklers Inc. Fabio Milordi 315 Deerhide Cres
Toronto, ON M9M 2z2
Fire Protection Systems Only
Viking Fire Protection Inc James Herman
Ronald Lacroix
50 Slack Rd
Ottawa, ON K2G 0E2
Fire Protection Systems Only
Tremblay Fire Solutions Chris Lytle 2047 Carp Rd
Carp, ON K0A 1L0
Fire Protection Systems Only
Forbes Fire Protection Inc Mitch Gravelle
Sebastien Lemieux
1380 Star Top Road
Ottawa, ON K1B 4V7
Fire Protection Systems Only


See the Authorized Functions List for information on what qualifications are required to perform specific functions.

Getting registered

Certified specialists who would like to register as testers with Utilities Kingston are invited to contact the Water Quality Office at 613-546-1181 x2196 for further information.