What is a Backflow Preventer?
A backflow preventer is a spring loaded check valve device that is installed on your domestic, irrigation, or fire main. The device’s sole purpose is to allow water to travel in one direction only.
Why do you need one?
As water enters your home or business, the backflow preventer eliminates the chance of cross-connecting contaminated water into your domestic drinking water.
Why do you pay for a test every year? Schedule your backflow test today.
Because backflow preventers are spring loaded and mechanical devices, the chances of malfunction do occur from time to time. The test you pay for every year ensures your device is operating correctly.
Where is my backflow preventer?
Look for your backflow in one of the following places:
(Typically located near your domestic water meter.)