What is a backflow assembly?
A back flow prevention assembly installed at every point of cross connection prevents contaminated water from entering the potable water distribution system. A back flow prevention assembly, sometimes referred to as a back flow preventer, is designed to prevent back siphoning or back pressure.

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1. What is a cross connection?
2. What is a backflow assembly?
3. Why has the town developed this program?
4. How does this program affect you, the water consumer?
5. Who will pay for the testing and repairing of defective devices?
6. Who will inspect and test the backflow assemblies?
7. How will I know when the tests are required?