Commercial Backflow Testing & Installation in Akron, OH
Akron and Northeast Ohio residents depend on their municipal water systems to deliver fresh, clean water that can safely be consumed and used for food preparation. Any contamination of the water system can be dangerous to the health of residents and costly for the municipality to mitigate. That is why devices like backflow preventers are so important. They protect the potable water supply from accidental contamination, and they are essential in commercial environments.
When you need a licensed, certified plumber to install or test backflow preventers at your commercial facility in Northeast Ohio, turn to the team at Superior Drainage. Our company has been serving the Akron area since 1996, providing a full range of commercial and residential plumbing and drain services, and we offer superior service with no upselling or sales pressure. Count on us for all your most pressing commercial drain and plumbing needs.
Protect the municipal water supply and your business with backflow installation and testing services from Superior Drainage. Contact us online to learn more about our services in the Akron area.
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Why Backflow Prevention Is Important
Typically, the municipal water supply is pressurized and pushes water through the pipes to supply homes and businesses. This water is often used in pools, car washes, or irrigation systems, where water is stored temporarily or permanently.
Suppose the municipal water supply loses pressure, or a pump on a private water system exerts higher than the municipal supply. In that case, the water can flow from the private system to the public system. Suppose the water from the private water system is contaminated with bacteria, viruses, or chemicals. In that case, the public water supply will likely be contaminated, threatening the health and safety of residents. Backflow preventers are designed to prevent this reverse water flow, typically using a pair of check valves.
Commercial Backflow Installation Services in Akron
In the Akron area, code requires that backflow preventers be installed at any business or facility that may threaten the public water supply. Testable backflow preventers are required for the following businesses or plumbing systems:
- Fire sprinkler systems
- Lawn irrigation systems
- Pressurized water storage systems
- Commercial or industrial boilers
- Medical facilities, hospitals, or funeral homes
- Commercial, industrial, and manufacturing facilities
- Apartment and office buildings
- Nail salons
- Dry cleaners
- Car washes
- Automotive repair shops
- Swimming pools
At Superior Drainage, our expert plumbers can install the proper backflow prevention device for the needs of your facility. We serve all types of businesses, and we offer cost-effective solutions for most budgets.
Contact us today to request a quote for a commercial backflow installation in Akron or the surrounding areas.
Commercial Backflow Testing in Northeast Ohio
With time, backflow preventers can become clogged with debris or fail, leaving the municipal water system vulnerable to contamination. To prevent this, testing is required every 12 months for all commercial backflow prevention devices. If the backflow preventer fails the test, it must be removed and rebuilt or replaced if it is not rebuildable.
Contact our team at Superior Drainage when you need a backflow-certified plumber to test your backflow prevention devices. We offer commercial backflow testing throughout Akron and Northeast Ohio and backflow preventer repairs and replacements.
To schedule commercial backflow testing in the Akron, Stow, or Fairlawn area, contact us today.
Schedule Commercial Backflow Services
Avoid liability and protect the public water supply with our commercial backflow testing and installation services from Superior Drainage. We will make sure your backflow prevention system is working correctly and offer cost-effective solutions when it isn’t. Our company is licensed by the state of Ohio, OSHA certified, and staffed by expert plumbers who are ready to help with all your commercial drain and plumbing needs.
Contact us today to schedule commercial backflow services in Akron or Northeast Ohio.