Backflow Preventer

S&H Plumbing Inc. offers comprehensive backflow installation, testing, and repairs.

Water distribution systems are designed with the intention of the water flowing in a certain direction-- from the distribution system to the consumer. However, hydraulic conditions within the system may deviate from the "normal" conditions, causing water to flow in the opposite direction. Therefore, it is possible (and common) for the water to flow in the opposite direction in unprotected systems. This is called backflow.

Backflow contamination can have hazardous or even fatal results. It is essential that backflow prevention programs be put in place and maintained on an ongoing basis.


Some of the applications that require backflow prevention