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The anti-siphon fill valve device is located in the tank of your toilet. This device has a dual purpose: To fill the toilet and prevent backflow. This device must be placed at the proper height in order to insure that water from your toilet does not backflow into your drinking water. Proper placement is typically done during the installation process but can be easily overlooked. This device must be raised or the overflow pipe must be cut down in order to achieve a 1” air gap separation between the “critical level” of the assembly.
Hose connection vacuum breakers:
Avoid these cross-connection hazards:
Incorrect continuous pressure installations:
Vacuum breaker should not be subject to continuous pressure like the example here illustrates. (This type of irrigation set up/system would need to be corrected.)
EXAMPLES OF BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLIES:
These require periodic performance testing by a Certified Tester.