Backflow Prevention

What is Backflow Prevention?

Backflow occurs when water flows undesirably in the opposite direction from where it should be flowing. There are a number of devices that provide backflow prevention to stop this problem or to reverse it when it ultimately happens.

Often times, backflow takes place when storm water inundates a sanitary sewer line, causing everything within the line to backup and flow out of piping system openings such as toilets, sinks and sewer openings. This can cause contaminated water to flood a basement, crawl space or other rooms within a building. Contaminated water could also make its way into the drinking system, creating an unsafe potable water system.

Is backflow prevention necessary?

Backflow prevention is necessary to keep you and your family safe! When backflow occurs, water, potentially from an unsanitary source, can enter your potable water system, contaminating your drinking water. This water can also backup through sewer lines, flooding your house and causing major water damage, which can cost thousands to remediate.

Call Plumbers 911 to be referred to one of our affiliated contractors, who employ highly skilled and highly trained plumbing professionals, who can expertly install backflow prevention devices, helping to keep unwanted water from backing up into your home.

Why should you call us?

We have expert plumbers, who are accredited professionals throughout the United States.

Our licensed and experienced plumbers regularly attend training courses, in order to update their skillset and to make them knowledgeable on the latest techniques and technologies in the plumbing industry. Affiliated Plumbers 911 plumbers must pass a thorough background check and undergo random drug tests before working inside homes.

When you call Plumbers 911, we will do our best to connect you with one of our highly skilled plumbers. Our 24/7 emergency service provides the best solution to your emergency backflow problems. Contact us for installation and maintenance of all your plumbing devices.

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