August 17, 2021

Why is this backflow preventer dripping?

Why is this backflow preventer dripping?

The backflow preventer is a misunderstood piece of hardware in hydronic systems.  "My backflow preventer has failed.  It's dripping.  What should I do?"   It's easy to replace it.... but, has it really failed?  Likely the backflow preventer is doing it's job!  The culprit?  Debris stuck in the check valve.  Greg and Dan discuss how and why the backflow preventer can drip and what to do to eliminate the nuisance drip.

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August 17, 2021
Filling and Backflow Prevention
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