When is backflow protection required?
If you own a business within the City of Show Low, you have been, or will be, visited by a Public Works employee who will determine each businesses need for backflow protection. This inspection is usually done when a business changes ownership or changes industry.

However, at times it is necessary to resurvey all commercial buildings to ensure that everyone is still in compliance. If it is determined during the inspection that the need for protection exists, the business owner will be advised as to what type of backflow assembly is needed and who to contact for proper installation and testing. Once installed, the testing will be performed annually.

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1. Why is backflow protection necessary?
2. What is backflow?
3. Who is responsible for backflow protection?
4. Where is backflow protection needed?
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