Cross Connection Services

ARE YOU SURE YOUR DRINKING WATER IS SAFE

WHY ANNUAL TESTING IS IMPORTANT

Backflow testing is part of the annual maintenance required for each and every professionally installed irrigation system. It ensures the device is properly protecting your water supply from potential backflow.


We take back flow prevention very seriously as it can have costly even sometimes fatal consequences. We do not mess around when it comes to the safety of your drinking water because it's our drinking water too.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON'T TEST MY SYSTEM

FAILURE TO TEST YOUR DEVICE

If your underground sprinkler system has a double check valve assembly it has to be tested annually as required by the city of Calgary bylaws. Failure to test the device is punishable as per bylaw. Avoid this costly fine and call today.


BYLAW - 39 (3) - Every Customer shall, at their own expense, have any Testable Cross Connection Control Devices tested:

(a) at the time of installation of a new Testable Cross Connection Control Device

 

(b) annually or as required by the Director, Water Resources;

 

(c) at the time that a Testable Cross Connection Device is relocated

 

(d) at the time that a Testable Cross Connection Control Device is cleaned, repaired or overhauled

 

(e) in the case of an irrigation system, at the time the system is turned on at the beginning of each irrigation season.

Specified Penalty $1500

FAILURE TO INSTALL A PROPER BACK FLOW DEVICE

If your sprinkler system does not have a double check valve installed it is in violation of the following bylaw. It is important you address this issue to ensure your water supply is properly protected.*

 

40M2006 38(1) - “Failure to install Cross Connection Control Device” -

 

DCVA (Double Check Valve Assembly) Installation: $700.00

If you would like us to install the proper back flow prevention device for your existing sprinkler system one of our CQT (City Qualified Tester) to pull the necessary permits & install the device for $700.00. Call or email us for more information

Specified Penalty $2000

OUR SERVICE RATES
SINGLE DCVA SYSTEM TEST $114.95
DOUBLE DCVA OR MORE SYSTEM TEST - $110.95 PER DEVICE
SERVICE/MAINTENANCE LABOR - $95/HR
DVCA INSTALLATION CHARGE INCLUDING PERMITS - $700

We know that sometimes things don't go as planned, and for that reason we have made our cancellation policy as simple and fair as possible.

  • To avoid any charges, all cancellations must be received at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled service time.

  • For cancellations that are received less than 24 hours prior to the scheduled time, a $30 fee will be charged.

  • If your cancellation is received after the scheduled time, or in the event of a no-show, a 50% fee will be charged.

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