What is a Backflow?

Backflow is the undesirable reversal of flow of water into the potable water system, which can cause contamination or pollution. There are many situations that can trigger a backflow event, where potentially harmful substances can enter the potable water system. Backflow assemblies are installed to prevent such events from occurring.

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1. What is a Backflow?
2. Where is the Backflow Assembly located?
3. Why Does the Backflow Assembly Need to be Tested?
4. Who Performs the Backflow Testing?
5. What Questions should I ask the Backflow Tester?
6. How Do I Schedule a Backflow Test?
7. Who Maintains & Tests a Backflow Assembly?