Mt. Washington Backflow Prevention
Protecting You from Contaminated Water in Louisville, Bullitt County & Southern Indiana
There is no natural resource as crucial to our survival as that of clean, drinkable water. One issue that can jeopardize our potable supply of this pure substance is the dangerous occurrence of backflow, which happens when water pressure levels are too high or too low. If backflow is allowed to infiltrate your water system, it will bring in toxic waste, feces, bacteria, viruses, and dangerous parasites that could cause severe illness or even death.
To protect your drinking supply from this catastrophe, entrust your water lines to the care of our devoted experts at PlumbRight. We can provide superior Mt. Washington backflow prevention services, so that you can have true peace of mind in knowing that your water is safe and secure from hazardous contaminants.
Contact us now at (502) 430-3442 if you are experiencing a backflow emergency, so that our technicians can provide rapid, effective solutions.
What Is Backflow?
One of the most hazardous plumbing issues is the occurrence of backflow, a major problem that results when there is a large imbalance between the pressure in the municipal water line and the pressure within your own plumbing system. The consequences of backflow include dirty, contaminated waste flowing back into the pure water supply of your system as well as the rest of your community, spreading dangerous diseases.
The two primary ways that backflow occurs includes:
- Backpressure – When your own water pressure reaches levels higher than the city’s water line pressure, the water is pushed in the wrong direction, and dirty waste infiltrates the supply of pure water.
- Back siphonage – This situation occurs when the water pressure is far too low, creating a vacuum that sucks in contaminated water. While it is an opposite occurrence to that of backpressure, both result in the same disastrous effect.
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Services for Powerful Backflow Prevention Devices
To protect your pure drinking water, as well as the potable supply of the rest of your community, it is crucial to have a well-working backflow prevention assembly device securely installed on your property. There are several devices which can accomplish this, ranging from air gaps to reduced pressure principle assemblies, double check valve assemblies to barometric loops. Other options include vacuum breakers, like the atmospheric vacuum breaker or the pressure vacuum breaker.
Regardless of which device works best for your property, it is important to not only have a secure installation but reliable and regular maintenance. With our scheduled backflow inspections, we can ensure that any minor issues are quickly repaired so that you are never in danger of being exposed to harmful backflow.
The Importance of Relying on Our Certified Plumbers
In the state of Kentucky, the law requires that only licensed plumbers perform backflow preventer installations and inspections. You will need to receive an issued permit, and your approved results must be turned into the municipal water company of your area. Our insured and licensed technicians at PlumbRight can perform all these critical elements to keep your property safe and up to code, whether you have a residential or commercial property.
Call us today at (502) 430-3442 or contact us online to discover more about our comprehensive Mt. Washington backflow prevention services.