Tag Archives: Brand new Backflow Device with trash in it.

Document all Repairs

This is an important point that all testers should keep in mind when filling out their backflow test reports!

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New Wilkins SVB 460XL Fail

This repair only required flushing out the line and cleaning the debris off of the disc.

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Testing a new Febco 850 DC

This is why new Backflow Prevention Assemblies need to be inspected.  This is one of the best examples that we have seen in a while for trash in the first check valve.

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Fail on a Brand new install Febco 860 RP 1″

This is a very common fail situation, people always ask, “its brand new, how can it fail?” The Power Ratchet makes any job go much faster and save the skin on your knuckles.

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Brand new backflow fail, lets find out what is causing it.

We found a big hunk of silicone stuck in the number 1 check valve. We were able to clean it up and get a good result in the inspection.

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