Backflow = Water Pollution
Backflow is preventable.
Oregon state laws governing water systems require backflow prevention assemblies to be installed on water services where cross connections cannot be eliminated. Backflow assemblies are required to be installed on the water service connections to all fire sprinkler and landscape sprinkler systems. The law also requires backflow assemblies in commercial establishments such as hospitals and mortuaries, as well as industrial facilities. Yes, anywhere connections are or can be made between the potable water supply and non-potable water or substances a backflow assembly is required to be installed. An approved, properly installed and maintained backflow assembly essentially eliminates the threat of backflow from either backpressure or backsiphonage.
Backflow assemblies keep you, your family and our water safe.