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Our primary water supplier is from North Weld Water District with the City of Greeley and Fort Collins-Loveland Water District as our secondary source.
Contaminants from your sprinkler system may include fertilizers, pesticides, and weed killers. Any part of the sprinkler system that allows back flow to occur is called a cross connection.
Send backflow reports to Utility Supervisor Charwon Walter at email@example.com.
Valves cannot be installed downstream from atmospheric vacuum breakers.
Testing is required upon installation of a new back flow prevention device and annually thereafter by a certified tester.
The law applies to both new installations and sprinkler systems that are being repaired or modified. No grandfather clause exists.
If work is done to repair, expand or modify an existing sprinkler system with an unapproved back flow device, the customer must upgrade the existing back flow device to current standards. The new back flow prevention device must be tested upon installation and then annually by a state-certified tester.