What is backflow?

Normally water flows from Titusville’s water production facility to your home or business. When water flows in reverse, from your home or business into the water system that is backflow. Backflow is the undesirable reversal flow of a substance through a cross-connection and into the piping of a water system. The two types of backflow are backpressure and backsiphonage.

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1. What is backflow?
2. What is backsiphonage?
3. What is backpressure?
4. What is a cross-connection?
5. How do you prevent backflow?
6. What is a backflow prevention assembly?
7. I have reclaimed water. Do I need backflow prevention?
8. Who tests and maintains backflow prevention assemblies?