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Leaking at the BackFlow Preventer

Posted in Irrigation Devices

A common concern for owners of irrigation systems is the discharge of water from the back flow preventer. There are two main reasons this will occur. A back flow preventer is a device that prevents water from your irrigation system from re-entering your domestic water source. It does this by maintaining a lower water pressure in the irrigation system than in the domestic water source. If the pressure in the irrigation system gets too high a relief valve on the…