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Understand the New Region of Peel Backflow Bylaw Requirements? Here’s What You Need to Know!

Back on April 1, 2017, the Region of Peel introduced a new back flow bylaw. The new bylaw described which types of buildings are required to test their backflow systems, what the testing requirements are, how long building owners have to address any issues identified during the testing, and what penalties will be levied for ...

The Difference Between a Backwater Valve and a Backflow Prevention Valve

Many regions and cities have policies regarding backflow prevention valves, or backflow preventers, as they are also commonly known. But what is a backflow preventer and is it different from a backwater valve? Here’s everything you need to know about backflow valves and some helpful information on whether you need them.   What is Backflow? ...