Most people get their clean water from either the water main or a community source like a well. The water is then used throughout the house for various purposes, including drinking, cooking, laundry, and irrigation.

It is important to treat the dirty water once it has been used. This can lead to illness and even death if the dirty water returns into the clean water supply. This problem is prevented by backflow preventers. To get more details about backflow prevention services you may see it here.

Backflow Preventer

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Water will flow from an area with high pressure to one that has lower pressure. Normally, water flows through the main supply line at a high pressure to force it into your home. The pressure can drop if there is a break in the supply line or a shortage of water. This is when dirty water will want to flow back into the main. Backflow preventers stop water from returning to the main.

Your backflow preventer must be regularly serviced to ensure that damaged or worn parts are repaired. Some parts will need to be serviced and repaired regularly.

  • Cam check disc assemblies

  • Seats

  • O-rings

  • Diaphragms

  • Double- and single-check valves

  • Spring

  • Reduced pressure zone assemblies

You can be held responsible if your backflow prevention device fails. It is better to take preventative measures than to wait until it is too late to repair your device. It's time to contact a professional plumber.