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Backflow Preventer – Do You Need One?

backflow preventer - get them tested annually

WHAT IS A BACKFLOW PREVENTER? A backflow preventer is a device that’s installed on your home’s main water feed pipe to the property. It allows water to flow in one direction but never in the opposite direction. Its sole purpose is to prevent drinking water from being contaminated due to backflow, or cross contamination. ARE BACKFLOW PREVENTER VALVES REQUIRED? Backflow prevention devices […]