Tag Archives: Reduced Pressure Assembly

Expensive Mistake

I had a call today from a customer that asked us to come out and Fix their Backflow Preventer. I asked them to send me a couple of pictures. I was all to happy to help. I can’t fix this. The installation is incorrect. The Wilkins 375 3″ is not approved for installation vertical flow […]

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Unprotected Bypass

The unprotected bypass is unacceptable. To correct the direct cross connection, the bypass needs to be cut out and capped or another RP needs to be installed. I tested the RP, but on the report noted and documented that there is an unprotected bypass that needs to be corrected. It is very important to document […]

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RP Install Wall of Shame!

This is installed too close to the wall and Testing cannot happen. This is on the Wall of Shame.

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Work can be fun!

This project was a lot of fun. It was time in the fresh air, on a 4 wheeler ATV, and a paycheck too.

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Too Close for Comfort!

This turned out to be a pretty big pain to test both assemblies.  The first issue, is with out Swivel Adapters for the test cocks, testing the assembly is not possible.  If you are a backflow tester, you need Swivel adapters for the test cocks.  The second issue, the test cock adapters from the first […]

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