Mesa Backflow Prevention Experts
Backflow prevention devices have made the potable water supply cleaner, safer, and less susceptible to damage when a backflow condition exists. In many areas, backflow prevention devices are required and subject to municipal codes. Jimmy Joe's Plumbing can install the appropriate backflow prevention device to keep tap water safe and pass all local building codes.
What Is Backflow?
Backflow is the undesired reversal of flow of water and/or other substance into the potable water supply, via a cross-connection, due to a change in pressure.
What Causes Backflow?
Backpressure is a type of backflow condition that exists when the pressure in the downstream side of the customer’s piping system becomes elevated greater than the supply pressure at the potable water system, for example, during the expansion of water in a water heater.