Backflow definition

Backflow means the backflow of water or other liquids, mixtures, or substances into the distribution pipes of a potable water system from any source other than the intended source of the potable water supply.
Backflow means the undesirable reversal of flow of water or mixtures of water and other liquids, gases or other substances into the public water systems distribution system from any source or sources other than its intended source.
Backflow means the undesirable reversal of flow of water or other substances through a cross-connection into the public water system or consumer's potable water system.

Examples of Backflow in a sentence

  • PART 12.0 CROSS CONNECTIONS AND BACKFLOW PREVENTION 12.1 CROSS CONNECTIONS: No person shall connect, cause to be connected or permit to remain connected to the water system a cross connection that has not been approved in writing by the ChiefAdministrative Officer.

  • BACKFLOW PREVENTERSAmes, Apollo, Febco, Watts, ZurnDRAINAGE PRODUCTScleanouts, drains, hose bibs, water hammer arrestorsMifab, Jay R.Smith, Watts, ZurnEXPANSION JOINTSREFER TO DIV.


More Definitions of Backflow

Backflow means the flow of water or other liquids, mixtures, or substances into the distributing pipes of a potable supply of water from any sources other than its intended source, and is caused by backsiphonage or backpressure.
Backflow means the flow of water in any pipe or fitting in a direction opposite to the normal direction of flow;
Backflow means the flow other than the intended direction of flow, of any foreign liquids, gases, used water or substances into the distribution system of a public water supply system.
Backflow means the flowing back of or reversal of the normal direction of flow of water;
Backflow means a flow condition, induced by a differential in pressure that causes the flow of water or other liquids, mixtures or substances into the distribution pipes of a potable water supply from any source or sources other than said potable water supply.
Backflow means flow upstream, that is in a direction contrary to the intended normal direction of flow within or from a water fitting;