On July 22, 2002, the Valley County Water District Board of Directors adopted Ordinance 124 (PDF) with regard to backflow and cross connection compliance monitoring for the purpose of:
Protecting the public water supply against actual or potential cross-connections by isolating contamination that may occur because of some undiscovered or unauthorized cross-connection on the customer premises.
Eliminating existing cross connections between approved drinking water systems and other sources of water that are not approved as safe and potable for human consumption.
Eliminating cross-connections between approved drinking water systems and sources of contamination.
Preventing future potential cross-connections from occurring.