connection is any actual/potential (direct or indirect) connection between
good water and water from a questionable source. Movement of the water is
caused by backflow back-siphonage or backflow back-pressure.
It is the responsibility of the property owner to insure all devices are working properly by having them tested or replaced as needed by a certified backflow technician. Failure to comply could cause property damage, personal injury, or death.
In Maryland, the department of environment has
established rules and regulations to ensure the quality of potable water. As
the risks of large-scale contamination increases, it becomes increasingly
important for highly trained and skilled plumbers to familiarize themselves
with all areas of backflows. at shepherd we take cross-connections very
seriously, cross-connections have resulted in serious injuries and
illnesses including typhoid fever, salmonella, hepatitis, and dysentery.
Drain line camera inspections are offered for peace of mind.
Pier water lines can be replaced, installed, and repaired.