Backflow Preventer…What’s that? Why is it important?

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Backflow Preventer…What’s that? Why is it important?

Backflow Preventer…What’s that? Why is it important?

backflow preventer is a device that’s installed on the home’s water pipes that allows water to flow in one direction but never in the opposite direction. Its sole job is to prevent drinking water from being contaminated due to backflow.  It’s important because it can save your drinking water in the event of a flood.  Let’s watch the video to find out:

  • What is a backflow preventer?
  • What does a backflow preventer do? Why should every home have one?
  • Where is a backflow preventer located in the home?
  • How to maintain a backflow preventer?
  • How to get a backflow preventer installed if there isn’t one?

Thanks NEW Water for this very informative video.

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