What is a backflow and backflow testing in Ohio?
What is backflow preventer and backflow testing inspection in Ohio? A backflow prevention plumbing device stops dirty, contaminated, and potentially toxic water from reversing water flow direction backwards, “back flowing”, back in to your clean water plumbing pipe line source.
Backflow pipe leak and contamination can happen at the backflow prevention device’s pipe “cross connection” plumbing. The backflow cross connection is located between the clean and dirty water lines piping area. Pressures inside your pipe plumbing can change from either a back pressure, or to back siphonage. Pressure can change in your pipes because of a burst pipe, leaking pipe line, or burst water main connection to city or county water line or sewer main line. For a backflow tester in Ohio call 1-877-452-0546.
What is a backflow preventer?
What is a backflow preventer? A backflow preventer is a piped plumbing safety device that prevents the pressure of bad water or gas to flow backwards into your good water or systems. A backflow preventer literally stops a back flow. Over time all things can break. Your backflow pipe may have a simple leak? When a backflow fails the pressure in pipes can change and then allow dirty or hazardous water, such as sewage or feces, or chemicals, into you clean potable water lines, into clean drain pipes, or plumbed systems, and it can be potentially harmful, and contaminate pipes and plumbing systems. This is why your county in Ohio State usually has backflow testing requirements, which means your backflow plumbing is tested annually, by a certified backflow plumber testing company, to make sure your backflow is not leaking, and that you’re hopefully safe. For a backflow testing inspection for a county in Ohio State call 1-877-452-0546.
What is backflow testing?
What is backflow testing? Backflow testing is have your backflow prevention plumbing device tested, by a certified backflow testing company, or plumber who is certified, and they complete a certified backflow test report. The certified backflow testing company has special equipment that connects to your backflow plumbing line. The equipment can tell if your backflow preventer is working, leaking, or not working at all. For a backflow test in Ohio call 1-877-452-0546.