The purpose of a back flow preventer is to provide protection of the public from the possibility of contamination or pollution by isolating such contamination or pollutants which could back flow or back-siphon into a potable water supply. Contact Gene Richardson, Chief Plumbing Inspector at 318-673-6142 for additional information.
Back Flow Preventers Required
Back flow preventers are required as follows:
High rise buildings
All back flow preventers shall be tested when they are installed and every year thereafter.