Stories tagged with: Water Backflow Devices

February 28, 2013 - 6:25pm
2 years 8 weeks ago

If you have ever had to deal with a sewer back-up into your home you know how awful a problem it can be. 

The city of Zanesville is reminding area residents of the importance of having a backflow device installed in your home. In fact an ordinance requires all homes within the city limits to have some type of backflow preventor. Public Service Director Mike Sims says there are three different types that cost between 30 and 200 dollars.

"Essentially goes in the basement...

April 28, 2011 - 9:44pm
3 years 52 weeks ago

It's a story we brought you earlier this week; business owners in Zanesville are having to cough up a few extra bucks to pay for water.

Thursday evening, business owners along with Muskingum County Officials gathered at First United Methodist Church to talk about the EPA mandated installation of water backflow devices to commercial properties to prevent contaminants from entering the water. They are upset because of the high price of installing and maintaining the device.

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