What is the purpose of a Backflow Prevention Device (BFP)?

Backflow Prevention Devices (BFP) are installed to minimize risk of a potential contaminant entering the distribution system from a customer’s property. This helps to protect the public’s safety by preventing…

Does my home need a BFP device?

No. Single family homes are considered a minor hazard to the water supply. Although homeowners are not required to install a BFP device, they are encouraged to install one to…

What is a Cross Connection Control Program?

In East Hants, it is a program whereby the Municipality has authority to administer, regulate the selection, installation, testing and maintenance of backflow prevention devices. The program also seeks to…

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