how much does a backflow test cost?

This is dependent on how many Backflow Preventers you have. It is $110.00 for 1 Backflow Test. Our price list is posted on the “PRICES/SERVICES”.

What is Backflow?

The undesirable reversal of flow of water or mixture of water and other liquids, gases, or other substances into the distribution pipes of potable supply of water from any source or sources.

What is a backflow preventer?

A Backflow Device is also known as an RPZ valve. RPZ stands for Reduced Pressure Zone. This device is installed onto your plumbing system to protect your drinking water and the city water supply from contaminants.

how often should a backflow preventer be tested?

Backflow Preventer is tested annually to verify their proper operation.

how long does it take to test a backflow device?

On average 30 Min. per Backflow Device. It varies on Type, Location, and Condition of the Backflow Preventer.

the most COMMON Backflow device:

The most common Backflow Device is a Febco 825Y.

Backflow Testing:

Backflow Testing requires that water to the Backflow Device be shut off temporary during the Test.

Backflow Preventer Brands:

Turn, Wilkins, Febco, Watts, Conbraco, Apollo, Ames, A.R.I., Derringer.

Acme bay area backflow 415-712-4782


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