Backflow Prevention Devices | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

Many commercial and industrial properties are required by Barwon Water to have back flow prevention devices installed, which makes sure our water is safe for drinking, bathing and processing food. Back flow occurs when water flows opposite to its normal or intended direction. Installing a back flow prevention device/valve, ensures that water from a property … Read more

Backflow Prevention Valve Testing | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

This summary from Barwon Water’s website, perfectly sums up backflow…. Backflow occurs when water within a property is drawn back into the water mains, compromising the integrity of our reticulated water supply system, and possibly contaminating our drinking water. This can happen when: pressure within the main drops there is a cross connection between your … Read more