Backflow Testing and Certification
At Quality Plumbing & Mechanical our technicians are certified in backflow testing and prevention to prevent you and your family from the hazardous risks associated with backflow.
What is backflow?
Backflow means the undesirable reversal of flow of a liquid, gas, or suspended solid into the potable water supply; a backflow preventer is designed to keep this from happening. Points at which a potable water system connects with a non-potable water system are called cross connections. Such connections occur naturally in appliances such as clothes washers and dishwashers, but they must be carefully designed and installed to prevent backflow. Another common location for a backflow preventer is the connection of a fire sprinkler system to a water main, to prevent pressurized water from flowing from the fire suppression system into the public water supply.
If you detect any signs of problems contact Quality Plumbing & Mechanical to set up an appointment for an inspection or repair.