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Annual Backflow Prevention Valve Testing and Maintenance in Mississauga

At MT Drains & Plumbing, we are dedicated to ensuring the safety and quality of Mississauga‘s public water supply. Our comprehensive backflow prevention services in Mississauga encompass annual inspections and testing, fully compliant with Mississauga’s stringent requirements.

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Backflow Valve Inspection and Testing

Residential and Commercial

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Adherence to Mississauga's Water Supply By-law

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Pavel and Eddy lead our accomplished team of licensed professionals in Mississauga. Their extensive experience and technical expertise set the benchmark for our service quality. When you choose MT Drains & Plumbing in Mississauga, you’re choosing certified peace of mind for your plumbing needs.

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Mississauga Backflow Prevention Program

The City of Mississauga has implemented a mandatory requirement, as stated in the Water Supply By-law, for property owners of industrial, commercial, institutional, and certain residential properties to install backflow prevention devices on their water supply lines in Mississauga. This regulation also applies to construction sites in Mississauga. The purpose of this requirement is to safeguard the city’s drinking water by isolating buildings from the municipal water distribution system and preventing the entry of contaminants into the drinking water supply.

We always follow Mississauga’s Backflow Prevention Program rules to make sure your water stays clean and safe. We’re your trusted plumber, keeping things flowing smoothly!

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Why Choose Us For Your Backflow Prevention Testing

Experienced Professionals

Our skilled team ensures your water remains uncontaminated.

Local Knowledge

We navigate Mississauga's regulations seamlessly.

Efficient Reporting

We handle all reporting, ensuring compliance with ease.

Prompt and Reliable

We value your time and deliver efficient service.

Customer-Centric Approach

We tailor our services to your needs.

Competitive Pricing

Quality service at affordable rates.

Benefits of Backflow Prevention

Installing and maintaining backflow prevention devices is crucial for public health and safety in Mississauga. Non-compliance with Mississauga’s Water Supply By-law can result in significant fines. By choosing MT Drains & Plumbing in Mississauga, you ensure compliance, proper device functionality, and timely issue identification, saving you time and money.

"He Was Very Knowledgeable And Helped Save Me Money"

I had the pleasure of dealing with Eddie from MT Drain & Plumbing for the second time and I’m more than happy I did. He was very knowledgeable and helped save me money by suggesting more cost-effective alternatives. The work was done very fast and the workers were very courteous. Very professional and of great quality, I would definitely recommend MT Drains & Plumbing.

Backflow Prevention Services from MT Drains & Plumbing

We offer a range of backflow prevention services to help you comply with Mississauga’s requirements and protect public health:

  • Installation and maintenance of backflow prevention devices
  • Annual inspections and tests to ensure proper device function
  • Backwater valve device cleaning and testing
  • Drain slope checks
  • Seal replacements
  • Repairs and replacements of backflow prevention devices as needed
Our expertise spans commercial, industrial, and residential properties, enabling us to recommend the appropriate backflow prevention device based on the risk classification.
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For more information on the steps to hiring a qualified backflow inspector, we recommend you read this informative blog from Backflow Inspector.

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Backflow Preventer FAQ

Cross-connection refers to any connection between a drinking water system and potential contaminants in Mississauga, necessitating control to prevent backflow of contaminated water.

Backflow is the reversal of water flow in a plumbing system in Mississauga. It results from back siphonage and back pressure, posing contamination risks.

A backflow preventer is a device designed to prevent backflow in Mississauga, with different types available based on application and protection level.

Regular testing of backflow preventers is essential in Mississauga for:

    • Verifying proper functioning
    • Preventing bypass or tampering
    • Ensuring qualified testing for accurate results

Controlling cross-connections is vital in Mississauga to prevent water contamination, categorizing backflow hazards based on potential impact, and ensuring water suppliers prioritize public water system safety and integrity.

1. Double Check Valve Assembly (DCVA): Suitable for “moderate hazard” facilities in Mississauga, DCVAs protect against low to moderate backflow risk.

2. Reduced Pressure Principle Assembly (RP): Required for “severe hazard” facilities in Mississauga, RPs offer comprehensive protection against high-risk backflow incidents.

  • Back Pressure: Back pressure occurs when private water system pressure exceeds the City’s water supply system pressure in Mississauga. Factors like pumps, elevated tanks, temperature changes in boiler systems, and local pressure events can cause back pressure, pushing water from the private system back into the City’s distribution system.
  • Back Siphonage:

    Back siphonage results from City water supply pressure dropping below that of a private system in Mississauga. It can be triggered by firefighting or water main breaks, pulling contaminated water from the private system into the City’s distribution system.

In summary, understanding backflow terms, the importance of backflow prevention, and the need for periodic testing of backflow preventers is crucial for safeguarding the integrity and safety of public water systems.

Handling and Submitting Reports in Mississauga

In addition to our comprehensive backflow prevention services, we handle the process of submitting reports to the relevant authorities in Mississauga. We ensure that all required documentation is accurately completed and submitted, making compliance with Mississauga’s Water Supply By-law a hassle-free process for our clients.

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At MT Drains & Plumbing, we take backflow prevention seriously. We are committed to helping our clients protect public health and safety by providing comprehensive backflow prevention services. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you comply with Mississauga’s requirements for backflow prevention.

Contact us at (905) 761-5551 or online to schedule service or request a free estimate.

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