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Texas Irrigation Inspector (II) License

The Irrigation Inspector (II) License allows the holder to conduct the following work:

  • Inspect irrigation systems
  • Determine if an irrigation system complies with the rule requirements
  • Establish if the appropriate backflow prevention device is installed
  • Provide test results to the water purveyor
  • Investigate complaints

How to Get the Irrigation Inspector (II) License in Texas?

  1. Complete the Training Course(s):
    • Basic Landscape Irrigator Licensing
    • Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester
    • Water Conservation Course or Water Audit
  2. Submit the TCEQ online Application Form
  3. Present a Criminal History Attestation
  4. Pay the established fee
  5. Wait for the approval letter to be mailed to the address on your application
  6. Contact your Testing Center, or your TCEQ Regional Office for exam details
  7. Pass the applicable exam with a minimum score of 70 percent for each section
  8. Expect a response from the Commission after the validation of the registration
  9. If needed, contact the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on the process

Texas Irrigation Inspector (II) License Exam

Below are the currently available details regarding the Irrigation Inspector (II) exam. Before candidates are allowed to take the computer-based test, they must first comply with the criteria to receive pre-approval from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. After receiving clearance, applicants can take four tests during a one-year approval period (the initial test plus up to three retests) at the Registered Test Center. If the candidate is ineligible to retake the examination, access to the licensing test will not be granted. Depending on the test site, applicants that fail to pass the initial test may retest it once right away but must come back on a different day to attempt the remaining three out of their four chances.

Texas Irrigation Inspector (II) Trade Exam

  • Testing Company: TCEQ
  • Time Allowed: 3 Hours
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Test results
    • Permit verifications
    • Complaints’ management
    • Inspection of irrigation systems
    • Compliance of rule requirements for irrigation systems
    • Installation of appropriate backflow prevention devices
    • Irrigation system sales, designs, consultations, installations, upkeep, alterations, repairs, and services