What is a cross-connection?
A cross-connection is a connection between the potable water supply and a contaminant source. Some examples include: a garden hose with one end submerged in a solution, (soapy water, fertilizer, or a pool) a supply line, a toilet, or a lawn irrigation system.
Why should I be concerned?
What are some common household cross-connection hazards?
Do I need backflow prevention?
Please refer to the Cross-Connection Control Procedures Manual for all cross-connection control requirements to include approved devices and installation criteria.