Businesses That Need Backflow Prevention Systems

What Types Of Properties Are Required To Install A Backflow Prevention Device?

Unless they receive a specific exemption from DEP, the following types of businesses are required to use backflow preventers:

  • Metal plating, cleaning, processing or fabricating facilities
  • Photo-processing facilities
  • Laundries and dry cleaners
  • Commercial car washes
  • Greenhouses
  • Hospitals, Clinics and Laboratories (including veterinary hospitals)
  • Medical and Dental Offices
  • Funeral Parlors
  • Food processing plants and meat / fish packers
  • Dye Plants
  • Paper processors
  • Auto Repair Shops
  • Breweries
  • Tanneries
  • Exterminators
  • Large residential dwellings with water boilers that use rust-inhibitors or other water treatment chemicals, ("treated water boilers")
     
  • Sewage treatment plants or handling facilities
     
  • Premises with multiple water service lines
     
  • Premises with roof tanks and elevated storage lines
  • Canneries
  • Slaughterhouse / Live Poultry Processing Facilities
  • Ice Manufacturing Facilities
  • Printing Facilities
  • Supermarkets
  • Premises with Large Boilers or Chemically Treated Boilers
  • Warehouses (with toxic chemical storage)
  • Premises with Commercial or Public Kitchens
  • Premises with Water Cooled Equipment or Chillers
  • Premises with Groundwater Wells
  • Premises that Reuse or Recycle Water
  • Shipyards and Marinas
  • Schools and Colleges
  • Food Preparation Facilities
  • Nursing Homes
  • Barber Shops & Beauty Salons
  • Properties with in-ground irrigation sprinklers

 

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