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What is a Backflow Preventer?

A backflow preventer is used to protect potable water supplies from any contamination or pollution due to unwanted backflow. Backflow happens when water flows in the reverse direction which can lead to serious health risks. The health risks can range from no physical impact to severe illness or even death. Some effects can be immediate […]

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Backflow Prevention

In 2011, the Town of Mooresville required business owners to put a special valve on their water connections to protect its water supply from harmful substances.  The backflow preventer valve will prevent non-potable water from re-entering the town’s water system.  The backflow ordinance was designed to protect the Town of Mooresville’s water supply from contamination.  […]

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Questions On Backflow

The other day I was installing a backflow valve in a Mooresville home, when the neighbor walked up with a few questions.  She was a very nice elderly lady with some excellent questions.  I needed a break so I stopped for a few minutes to chat with her.  The conversation was so insightful that I […]

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Backflow Preventer Installation

In 2011, the Town of Mooresville required business owners to put a special valve on their water connections to protect its water supply from harmful substances.  The backflow preventer valve will prevent non-potable water from re-entering the town’s water system.  The backflow ordinance was designed to protect the Town of Mooresville’s water supply from contamination.  […]

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Backflow Preventers

Have you ever heard the saying “You can’t see the trees for the forest”?  That basically means you are too involved with the project to see it as others may.  I fall directly into that category when the topic of backflow valves arises.  I consider myself similar to a doctor, I’m a specialist.  My specialty […]

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