Backflow Valves and Why Every Automatic Fire Sprinkler Needs One | #ESC_LLC #FireSprinkler #SprinklerSaves | A fire sprinkler backflow valve is basically a check valve, which are used in regular plumbing applications. It’s function is to keep the good water separate from the bad.
When water is allowed to sit idle inside fire sprinkler pipes, it can become rancid and diseased, if you will. The introduction of this stagnant water into the municipal water supply could result in illnesses among those nearby who are unfortunate enough to drink it.
And so, a backflow valve prevents this from happening. Electronic Systems Consultants (ESC) of Greater Ohio can assist you in routine maintenance, which is required by code, and thus by law.
Please review the following video as it will acquaint you with a backflow and how it’s used and tested. If you have questions, feel fee to call ESC and speak with one of our many professionals. Call 614-754-1393, email ESC@tpromo.com or use the convenient contact form at the bottom of this display.