Cities' water distribution system are designed to keep water flowing from the distribution system to you the customer. However, when hydraulic conditions deviate from normal flow conditions, water flow can be reversed or backflow. When this backflow occurs, water can flow from the customer’s system back into the City’s distribution system.
What Types Of Backflow Preventers Can Be Installed To Help Protect Our Home?
Pressure Vacuum Breakers can be installed on the water supply line to any landscape irrigation system or on the water fill line to swimming pools. Hose Bibb Vacuum Breakers are small inexpensive devices that are installed on hose bibbs or threaded sill cocks where garden hoses are attached.