The Portland Water District's (PWD) Cross Connection Control Program has announced that effective January 1, 2019, it will extend the requirement of backflow prevention devices to:
- New residential construction;
- Substantial renovations of buildings and internal plumbing systems;
- Fire sprinkler systems that are being upgraded.
All commercial properties are still required to install and test backflow prevention devices. To view a brochure announcing this update, CLICK HERE.
To view more information on the changes and requirements of backflow prevention devices, please visit PWD online at www.pwd.org/Cross-connections.