Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control

More and more, businesses of all types have come to recognize the importance of cross-connection control to the stability of their companies, as well as to the safety of employees and customers. The costs of a backflow incident – in litigation and damages, lost productivity, company reputation, premiums and more – can be devastating.

A salmonella outbreak in northern Illinois is traced to a cross-connection in a local dairy. The incident affects nearly 200,000 and results in 14 deaths. Financial losses exceed $70 million. Read More

A backflow incident – originating from chemical tanks at an asphalt company – contaminates the entire water supply of a city of more than 320,000 residents. Read More

Lack of backflow prevention assemblies and other negligent practices are responsible for the legionella deaths of twelve veteran’s home residents. Read More