NOTICE: The intersection of Gilbert and Guadalupe Roads will be closed Sunday, June 26 at 8:00 p.m. until Tuesday, June 28 at 10:00 p.m. in order to make road improvements. Access to Gilbert’s Heritage District will be available from Elliot Road. Learn more here.
All fire hydrant meters are subject to backflow protection. Reduced Pressure Principle Backflow assemblies are required on all medium to high hazard applications such as:
Hard sided piping installed above and/or below grade, i.e. irrigation systems, submerged inlets,
Water towers or trucks with NO air gap water fill, and
Applications coming into contact with hazardous materials.
All backflow assemblies attached to fire hydrants will be the sole responsibility of the water user or contractor and require the following:
Installation, testing and maintenance of the assembly,
Assembly must be retested whenever moved or transferred to other locations.
All test reports must be sent to the Backflow Prevention Department within 10 days of any test.
All assemblies must be properly supported after installation as to prevent any stress on the fire hydrant.