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Backflow Prevention Testing Residential Services

A backflow prevention device is a vital component of a water system on properties which include:

An irrigation system
Fire hose reels or hydrants
Machinery connected to the mains
Water outlets close to pollutants or chemicals
An underground rainwater tank with a mains water backup
Backflow Prevention

A qualified plumber will assess the site’s risk of backflow to work out how it can be contained. Water meters smaller than 25mm already have a backflow prevention device installed, but those over 25mm will require a separate backflow device. To find out more about backflow prevention testing and to discover more about our dedicated testing service, read on below.

What is backflow prevention testing?

In your water supply system, the water will be set to a specific pressure to ensure water can flow from taps and/or your shower. If a problem is to occur, such as a burst pipe, or a full build up in the system, your water pressure may decrease, resulting in contaminated water – for example, from the soil – being introduced into your system.

Residential water supply systems have what is known as a backflow prevention device – or a reduced pressure zone valve – built in to prevent this from happening. Backflow prevention devices must be tested regularly by a qualified plumber with backflow accreditation, such as those employed here at Under & Over Plumbing Solutions, to ensure they are still in working condition. Devices must be tested upon installation and then once at least every 12 months.

Why do I need backflow prevention testing?

By law, if you have a backflow prevention device on your property, it must be registered with the local government and tested as per the conditions above. Regular testing of backflow prevention devices ensure they are working properly and that you, your property’s occupants and your neighbours aren’t consuming potentially harmful water. Our plumbers can take care of all elements of the backflow prevention testing process, from installing and testing the device to submitting a backflow test report.

Backflow prevention Testing

If you are after a professional and reliable backflow prevention testing service in New South Wales for your residential property. We offer supply and installation, testing and certification, valve protections, maintenance and repairs.

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What Is Backflow Prevention Testing?

Backflow Prevention Testing is a process of ensuring your residential property is consuming safe water for drinking, cooking and cleaning. We will assess your plumbing system to ensure there is no dirty water in your water supply.

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How Long Does Backflow Prevention Testing Take?

Depending on the backflow prevention device it can take up to 10 to 30 minutes per device.

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How Much Does Backflow Prevention Testing Cost?

Backflow prevention testing can range in prices depending on the device used and how long it will take. For a quote contact our team to service your residential property in New South Wales.

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Why Is Backflow Prevention Testing Important?

Backflow Prevention Testing is a process of ensuring your residential property is consuming safe water for drinking, cooking and cleaning. We will assess your plumbing system to ensure there is no dirty water in your water supply.

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How Often Should You Have Your Home Water Tested?

We recommend having your water supply tested annually, however, contact our plumbers for an assessment on your plumbing system to provide you with professional advice

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11:06 27 May 20

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00:39 25 May 20

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06:48 29 Apr 20

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22:48 31 Mar 20

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22:54 25 Feb 20

Mal was pleasant, upfront and very helpful. Probably went above and beyond to resolve issue of a burst pipe. All you can ask for. Would happily reccomend his services.

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09:03 13 Feb 20

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05:37 30 Jan 20

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06:09 23 Oct 19

I had Mal from Over & Under Plumbing do a job for me today and I have only good things to say about him – he was quick to respond, was on-time, friendly and did the work efficiently and without fuss. As well, no attempt to up-sell me as some other tradies do these days. I’d recommend him if you need a plumber who will look after you.

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10:51 30 Aug 19

I have been using Mal for few years now. A friendly and pleasant plumber never failed to turn up as promised when i asked him to do plumbing works at my place no matter small or large job. A trustworthy tradesman whom i just need to say any plumbing issues at home and he will do the rest to get it fixed. He has been very helpful also to guide me to other tradespeople when i needed them for jobs other than plumbing.

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