Busy "B" Services Serving the Augusta, GA, Evans, GA, Martinez, GA and the surrounding Areas

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BACKFLOW DEVICES

 BACKFLOW SERVICES
 TESTING, MAINTENANCE, SERVICING APARTMENT COMPLEXES  AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTY’S

  • WE TEST BACKFLOW DEVICES:  ANNUAL TESTING IS REQUIRED BY LAW AND THE TESTER MUST HAVE A STATE OF GA. BACKFLOW CERTIFICATE TO TEST THEM.( BUT NOT ALL TESTERS CAN REPAIR THEM.)
  • WE NOT ONLY TEST THE DEVICE BUT IF IT NEEDS REPAIR WE ARE LICENSED TO REPAIR BACKFLOW DEVICES. IF THE DEVICE FAILS TO PASS THE STATE REQUIREMENTS FOR SERVICES IT MUST BE REPAIRED WITHIN 10 DAYS AND RETESTED.
  • NOTE: THE REPAIR MAN MUST HOLD A STATE OF GA. MASTER PLUMBERS LICENSE IN ORDER TO WORK ON DEVICE.

 

BACKFLOW DEVICES
NOTE:  THE WATER DEPARTMENTS REQUIREMENTS AS PER FEDERAL PUBLIC LAW 99-339 – THE SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT AMENDMENTS OF 1986, REQUIRES THAT THE PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY BE PROTECTED FROM POSSIBLE CONTAMINATION / POLLUTION BY HAVING A BACKFLOW PREVENTION PROGRAM IN PLACE AND THE PROGRAM BEING ENFORCED. BY ORDER OF THE GEORGIA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DIVISION.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS LAW, THE CITY OF AUGUSTA’S UTILITIES DEPARTMENT IS REQUIRING ALL COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS TO INSTALL TESTABLE DOUBLE CHECK VALVE BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICES AT THE WATER METERS AND FIRE SERVICE LINES OF THEIR BUSINESS.
ANNUAL TESTING AND FILING OF ANNUAL REPORTS IS REQUIRED BY LAW.