You may not be aware that your home or office has a backflow prevention system
, but it is a very important component of your plumbing system. The backflow preventer forces water to travel in only one direction. This function is vitally important, because it prevents contaminated water from entering or mixing with drinking water.
A Backflow preventers is a spring loaded valve device installed on most water mains. Like any mechanical device there is the opportunity for malfunction, so we recommend a yearly backflow preventer inspection and test to ensure the continued integrity of your water.