- June 16, 2021
All equipment requires standard maintenance. This is especially true for equipment used to keep our water clean, whether it runs through sprinklers, irrigation systems, homes, schools, or cities.
When it comes to plumbing systems, backflow devices play a significant role in maintaining clean water. Without them, we’d run into issues of dirty water or health hazards, or even some serious public health crises.
Let’s tie it back to maintenance. For backflow preventers, you must conduct consistent inspections, repairs, and replacements to avoid water contamination. But how do you notice the signs? Below, we’ll discuss how to tell if your backflow preventer is bad. Read on!
Water Flow Is Slow
One of the simplest signs that your backflow preventer is bad stems from the flow of water. You may not know until it’s too late—like if the fire sprinklers go off for the first time in a while. But if we’re talking about something used consistently, like the water in a
- April 19, 2021
Backflow Direct was proud to be one of the 2021 Conference Sponsors for the American Backflow Prevention Association. The American Backflow Prevention Association is an organization whose members have a common interest in protecting drinking water from contamination through cross-connections. ABPA is an organization dedicated to education and technical assistance. Through its network of regions and chapters, local needs and interests are supported with the resources of the national organization. ABPA is committed to advancing all aspects of backflow prevention for the continued protection of all water users. 2021 ABPA Virtual Conference was held April 19-21 and presented 12 technical sessions. Attendees can access the session recording until May 15. Sourced from https://www.abpa.org/