Joining the ranks of stolen wire, copper pipes and just about any semi-valuable metal that thieves can get their hands on, plumbing products like backflow preventers
which prevent the contamination of clean water are being ripped out and stolen at an alarming rate.
can be expensive to replace, with some costing hundreds of dollars.
Plumbing codes require backflow preventers
to prevent backflow of chemicals, biological growth, etc.
The backflow preventers
were relocated to a new larger, main line, resulting in reduced pressure loss (due to the small preventers) and decreased water addition time.
Contract award notice: Preventive and corrective maintenance of gas, Fuel and wood boilers, Softeners, Backflow preventers
connected to the district heating network, Hvac installations and air conditioners
Irrigation: Piping, backflow preventers
and sprinkler heads illustrate the underground operations of sprinkler systems.
Hydra-Stopper allows plumbers and mechanical contractors to safely add, repair and replace meter valves, curb stops, service lines, backflow preventers
, water meters, fire sprinkler heads and small gate valves without system shutdowns.
Honeywell has launched its BA295 series of compact backflow preventers
, which ensure contaminated water cannot flow back into the public mains supply.
Contract notice: framework agreement with purchase orders for the hydraulic maintenance of fountains, ornamental basins, fire hydrants, backflow preventers
Patton, executive director of Common Ground, said the basement units were an essential part of the development and that sewage backflow preventers
were in place but failed.