30 Dec 2013
December 30, 2013


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Hawthornes Plumbing offers a great service called backflow prevention in the Richmond VA area. Backflow Prevention protects all of your water sources from contamination from ground water and other sources of water th. This happens when pressure is lowered within the system due to several reasons, such as, high water demand in the area, pipe.. read more →

07 Jan 2012
January 7, 2012

What is Backflow prevention

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Backflow prevention is the reverse flow of water in a water system that is caused by a difference in pressure with in the system, this can be caused by leaving the end of a water hose in a bucket and if the pressure for some reason drops it can cause a siphoning effect there for.. read more →

Backflow is the reversal of water flow in a plumbing system due to a change in pressure. Backflow prevention is important to protect a clean water supply from contamination and pollution. Backflow prevention devices are necessary to keep water clean and safe but need to be tested and certified annually to ensure they are functioning.. read more →