With recent water quality and backflow related issues across the county, a proactive, comprehensive, collaborative approach towards cross-connection control is needed. Many states and/or water purveyors only regulate and track a backflow preventer at the service connection or containment. Majority do track internal plumbing devices or isolation devices on behalf of building code and plumbing [...]
Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters Building in DC “Small changes can make a big difference.” In our previous blog post, we explained why and what rules support a backflow program. Today we are talking about what a comprehensive backflow program looks like. We repeatedly hear from utility operators, public works director's, [...]
“The best protection for public health is prevention, not cleanup.” – John McNabb A popular discussion we have with potential and current customers is why have a cross-connection control program? Is there a significance to having one? What legislation supports having a program? We hope to answer a few of those questions below. The [...]
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