Re: Letter from Pontoon Beach Water District
Posted by opinionated on July 21, 2021, 10:37 pm, in reply to "Letter from Pontoon Beach Water District"
Speak, they are checking to see if your faucets protect you from syphoning unsafe water back into your regular flow. |
If you use a garden hose for instance and lay it in a pool of stagnant water, the water can be syphoned back into your system.
A cross connection devise simply blocks the water from moving back up the hose. You can buy the part at any hardware store and it attached to your outside faucet. The same can happen with your home dishwasher I believe.
I'm not a plumber but the guy who installed mine explained it like that.
they did not fail, because they did what their country asked of them....