San Francisco backflow prevention devices are used to protect residential and commercial water supplies from contamination or pollution. Many types of backflow prevention devices also have test cocks so that they can be tested or examined to ensure that they are functioning properly. At Sugar Bear Plumbing Co. our San Francisco plumbers can ensure your backflow preventer is working properly, or provide a back flow install to help you protect your home and family from contaminated water.
In the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) holds local water suppliers responsible for maintaining a certain amount of purity in potable water systems. Many states and/or local municipalities require annual testing of backflow prevention assemblies. A check valve is a common form of backflow prevention.
In San Francisco and the surrounding areas there are countless reported cases of backflow contamination each year. Some cases are even fatal. Don’t let your home be featured in one of these cases. Let your San Francisco sewer service specialists at Sugar Bear Plumbing Co. provide professional backflow prevention installation, repair and maintenance to keep your water supply safe.