We strive to ensure safe drinking water for you. You can conveniently schedule our expert services for detailed backflow testing, repair, and installation services. We pride ourselves on educating water customers, such as you, on how to reduce the risk of inadvertently contaminating your private or the public water supply.
Why Do I Need My Backflow Assessed?
Backflow assemblies and devices come with parts prone to break-downs and wear-outs, similar to your car parts. Annual tests of backflow certify the drinking water supplied to your home remains safe. Because backflow assembly parts are delicate, most Lower Mainland cities have created by-laws to help ensure the safety of our drinking water.
At MDT Backflow, we have certified backflow assembly testers on staff, who have attended a rigorous training program and are certified by the BCWWA to inspect, test, and repair all backflow assemblies and devices.
Areas We Serve
Our specialists for top-notch backflow testing, backflow installation, and backflow repair cater to Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Burnaby, Delta, Port Coquitlam, Mission, New Westminster, North Vancouver, UBC, Port Moody, Coquitlam, and surrounding Lower Mainland areas in BC (British Columbia), Canada.
What Is Backflow?
It is the undesirable reversal of flow in a potable (drinking) water distribution system due to back-siphonage or back-pressure.
What is Back-Pressure?
It is any condition creating pressure in the non-potable piping system greater than in the potable water system. E.g., Pressure caused by gravity due to elevation differences.
What is Back-Siphonage?
It is a form of backflow due to negative or sub-atmospheric pressure within a potable water system.