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Back Flow Prevention Device Series

Back flow prevention valves

Back flow prevention valves | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

Like our new paper weight to hold down all our bills 😆? Actually it’s a back flow demo test rig being prepped. Back flow valves prevent any pollutants being drawn back into our mains water supply – SUPER important chunks of metal. #backflowprevention #protectourwatersupply #worldplumbers  #masterplumbers  #plumberslife #plumbinglife #backflowpreventiongeelong  #backflowpreventiontorquay

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Avoiding nasty ‘floaties’ in our drinking water

Geelong Back Flow Valves Installation & Testing | Tomlinson Plumbing

Geelong Back Flow Valves Installation & Testing | Tomlinson Plumbing What’s in that glass of water that you’re drinking? Back Flow Prevention Valves play a vitally important role in stopping contaminated water from reaching the main drinking supply, and it’s actually a legal requirement for certain facilities to have them installed. Back flow occurs when water flows opposite…

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Back Flow Prevention Device Test in action!

Back Flow Prevention Testing | Geelong | Tomlinson Plumbing

Watch a Back Flow Prevention Device test   This time lapse video shows the process of testing one type of Back Flow Prevention Device or Valve. This one was at one of our local schools. Back Flow Prevention Valves need to be tested every twelve months. It’s not just a maintenance recommendation, it’s a requirement…

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Test your Back Flow so it doesn’t flow back

What does Back Flow mean? Back flow occurs when water flows opposite to its normal, or intended, direction.  Contamination can occur to our potable (drinking) water supply, which can pose a serious health risk. A simple example of back flow can be explained with a hand-held shower.  They must have their hoses fastened so that the…

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