What about maintenance?

All mechanical devices require routine maintenance. A backflow prevention device should be inspected on a regular basis to ensure proper working condition. Local plumbers will be able to assist you if you need help. The homeowner is responsible for maintaining these devices installed on their sewer lateral.

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1. How can my basement flood with sewage?
2. How can a backflow preventer stop sewage from entering my basement?
3. Is a backflow preventer required by the City?
4. What about clean water connections to the sewer with a backflow preventer?
5. What about maintenance?
6. Is there any financial assistance available for a backflow preventer?
7. What if I have more questions?