The following list are owners of properties that pose an actual or potential risk of contamination to the City’s water supply. This includes property with any of, but not limited to, the following facilities: ™Medical, dental offices and laboratories ™ Swimming Pools Funeral homes  Wells Sewage treatment or handling Booster Pumps Dry-Cleaning establishments ™ Water Storage Tanks Chemicals used in processing, e.g., photo finishing, dye plants, etc. Metal Manufacturing, Cleaning, Processing or Fabricating Plants ™ Multiple water services ™ Poultry Processing ™ Commercial or public kitchens ™ Water Cooled Equipment or Chillers ™ Beauty Salons or Barber Shops ™ Heat Exchangers with Water […]

I Received a Backflow Letter…What Should I Do Next?

Have you received an inquiry letter from your town requiring you to provide a back flow testing certificate? Have you applied for a building permit that requires you to complete backflow testing before you receive the certificate of occupancy? This is all part of the local towns DEP to protect the public water from contamination. The towns are spending millions to maintain pure water and they want to prevent contamination from entering the water systems from external sources. The backflow preventer valve is made for this. Usually you have 30 days to reply and provide the town’s DEP with the […]

Backflow Compliance is Now Certified for Backflow Prevention Testing all of the 50 States

We are happy to announce that Backflow Compliance has passed all the requirements to provide backflow prevention inspection and testing services in the entire 50 states.  We would be happy to serve you as a commercial property  owner or real estate management company under our umbrella to conduct your initial or annual backflow testing. Our backflow testing includes the testing and all of the paperwork that is necessary to submit to your town or DEP.  We can inspect your building at your convenience and are available from the same day to the same week.  Please contact us if you have […]

Backflow Preventer Theft

Tips from Police Department Can Help Stop Backflow Preventer Theft Recently, there have been a few thefts and vandalism of commercial and domestic backflow preventers, presumably for their scrap metal. While the scrap metal value for the brass and copper contained is about $250, replacing them can cost as much as $3,000 to $6,000. In addition, their removal will interrupt water service for the property and may also lead to significant water damage to the structure.While there is no perfect solution to eliminate the theft of the units, the following actions are recommended by the Wheaton Police Department:Enclose the backflow valve […]