Backflow: What is it and why is it important?

Let’s talk about backflow. First of all, what is backflow? Water systems are designed to move water in one direction. Sometimes things happen though and water can go in the opposite direction that it is supposed to. When that happens we call it backflow. Because.. back..the water is flowing back.. You get what I’m trying to say. Well, why is that such a big deal? When the water backflows, it can introduce contaminants into the water system which we all know is kind of a big deal. This is where backflow preventers come in. They prevent the water from flowing backwards in your system and causing contamination. Take a minute and see what Garrett has to say on the subject. If you guys have any questions about backflow or any other irrigation questions, let us know!