Stories tagged with: backflow preventor

April 9, 2013 - 3:55pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

Those that work with water got a lesson on a device that keeps our water safe.

Backflow devices are installed in businesses and homes to protect the water system from becoming contaminated. Officials use the most common example of a water main break.

The break causes a reduction in pressure and causes water in a building to go back toward the main, so without a backflow any chemicals used by a company toward the main, so without a backflow any chemicals used by a company mixed...

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