SERVICES

Keep your property safe and beautiful year-round with our comprehensive irrigation and backflow services, including testing, repairs, and winterizations.

Commercial and Residential Backflow Testing

Our backflow testing service ensures that your commercial or residential water system is free of contaminants and meets safety regulations. Our certified technician will perform thorough tests to ensure that your backflow assembly is working properly and preventing the backflow of contaminated water into your clean water supply.

Backflow Assembly Repairs and Re-Testing

When your backflow assembly fails, our team of experts can repair or replace it to ensure that your water system stays safe and compliant. We’ll test the repaired assembly to make sure that it’s working correctly and preventing backflow from occurring.

Frozen/Broken Irrigation Repairs

If your sprinkler system is broken or frozen, our repair services can help. Our technician will diagnose and fix the problem quickly and efficiently, so you can enjoy a lush, green lawn all season long.

Sprinkler Yard Adjustments

Our sprinkler yard adjustment service allows you to customize your watering schedule and ensure that your lawn and garden are getting the right amount of water. We’ll work with you to adjust your sprinkler system to meet your specific needs and save you money on water bills.

Irrigation and Backflow Winterizations/Blowouts

As winter approaches, it’s important to winterize your irrigation and backflow systems to prevent damage from freezing temperatures. Our winterization and blowout service will protect your water system by removing all water from your pipes, preventing freezing and potential damage to your system.

Satisfied Customers

At our locally-owned and operated small business, we prioritize your satisfaction above all else. We understand that you have a choice in who you trust to provide backflow services for your home or business, and we are committed to earning your trust by delivering friendly, reliable, and personalized service.

The Questions You Want Answered

Do I need to submit the results of my backflow test to the water district?

In most cases, yes. Most water districts require that the results of your backflow test be submitted to them for their records. Failure to submit the results can result in penalties or fines. At Bens Backflow, we understand that dealing with paperwork and submitting results can be a hassle for our customers. That’s why we take care of this process for you and submit the results directly to your water district. This means you don’t have to worry about any additional paperwork or potential penalties. We take pride in providing comprehensive service, from testing to submitting results, to ensure that your water system is safe and compliant with regulations.

Is backflow testing required in Oregon?

Backflow testing is required in Oregon. It is usually required to be conducted annually to ensure that your backflow prevention device is working properly to protect your water supply from contamination. This is to ensure that water flows in the right direction and does not flow backwards into the public water supply. It is typically carried out by certified testers who are trained to test and certify backflow prevention devices. It is important to note that the frequency of testing may vary depending on the specific location and the type of device being used. However, annual testing is usually required.

How often should a backflow device be tested?
It is recommended to have your backflow preventer inspected and tested annually by a certified professional. In Oregon, backflow testing is required to be done once a year.
How long does it take to test a backflow device?
The amount of time it takes to have your backflow preventer tested and repaired will vary depending on the specific issue and the type of backflow preventer you have. A certified professional like Ben’s Backflow will be able to give you an estimated time frame for the testing and repair process.
How do you test a backflow device?
The process of backflow testing involves a certified professional inspecting and testing your backflow preventer to ensure it is functioning properly and in compliance with local regulations. This typically includes a visual inspection, testing of the backflow preventer’s valves and seals, and a pressure test to check for proper functioning.
What happens when you fail a backflow test?
If your backflow preventer fails the test, it will need to be repaired or replaced as soon as possible. A failed backflow preventer puts your water supply at risk of contamination, and it is crucial to address any issues as soon as they are identified. At Ben’s Backflow we can handle almost any kind of backflow device repair. We will be able to identify the cause of the failure and make any necessary repairs or replacements – way cheaper than a plumber, too!
What happens if you don't get your backflow preventer tested?
If a business or property owner is found to be non-compliant with backflow regulations, they may face fines, penalties, and even legal action. In addition, non-compliance can put the community’s water supply at risk, which is why it’s important to stay up-to-date with all necessary testing and maintenance.

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