Repairing a Cross-Connection

Solutions for Repairing a Cross-Connection

Avoid the placement of a hose directly into any containers, especially when using chemicals. Instead, simply hold the hose above the opening or install a permanent air gap assembly.

Direct pipe cross-connections are prohibited due to the inherent threats to the safety of our water system.

It's easy to eliminate a cross connection if you discover it by disconnecting the pipe and re-routing or re-plumbing it.

As a last resort, installation of an approved backflow prevention device will provide a viable solution.