24 Jul

How Do Backflow Prevention Devices Work?

In short, a backflow preventer is put in place to protect our drinking water supply, ensuring that contaminates don’t enter the public supply. A backflow preventer keeps water from backing up into the supply line via a one-way valve. In other words, it only allows water to flow in one direction. Backflow, for all intents and purposes, is the reversal of normal water flow. It is the result of two events: back pressure, which occurs when your property’s water pressure is greater than the city’s, as well as back siphonage. Back siphonage is the exact opposite of back pressure. Read More

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