San Antonio – Backflow Preventer Testing
We are Certified Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester and Repair licensed in the State of Texas. We are able to professionally test, repair and certify to manufacture specifications all types of backflow assembly. We also provide the written certification report to the water purveyor to keep you within code compliance.
The customer has the responsibility of preventing pollutants from entering the public water supply. The responsibility begins at the point of delivery from the public water supply system which usually is the water meter. The testing of these devices is necessary and required by Federal, State and local laws to ensure that the device is working properly. Annual notices are sent based on when your sprinkler system was installed or last tested.
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Why is a Backflow Preventer Important?
The backflow preventer, as its name indicates, prevents contaminants from back flowing into the City’s water system and being distributed to you and your neighbors. The types of contaminants from a residential or commercial property that could get into the irrigation piping would include such things as animal fecal matter, fertilizer, insecticides, mosquito larvae or anything else that gets deposited onto the lawn. In addition to protecting the drinking water supply, backflow prevention devices are required by law in San Antonio and the metro area. Each city has its own requirement for installation and testing, and All American Irrigation can help make sure you are in compliance
Need a Backflow Preventer Installed?
A lot of older sprinkler systems installation done by home owner or the fly-by-night contractor may not have the proper backflow preventer installed. If you need to install a backflow preventer, it is necessary to obtain a plumbing permit and follow all city code requirements. If you haven’t done so already, call your city for permit information. To ensure proper installation that will pass city inspection, it is recommended that you hire a contractor to install the proper backflow preventer.
Whether you need a backflow preventer installed, serviced or tested, you can trust the certified, licensed technicians at All American Irrigation Systems to make sure it’s done right the first time.
Contact All American Irrigation Systems today and one of our team members will assist you.