The purpose of this forum is to discuss issues relating to Cross-Connection Control (backflow prevention) and, thereby, promote the safety of potable water lines in the workplace and elsewhere.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Theft Protection for Backflow Prevention Assemblies

Zurn Wilkins has provided a factory assembled solution - the 375XLB (lead-free law compliant). Here is a link to the website:
A number of water utilities are specifying and using this model and none have reported theft. The coating is a black epoxy that is baked on, resulting in a very durable, UV resistant cover. It disguises the bronze and reduces the value to scrap yards - two ways to deter thieves!

Mike Macdonald
FloSafe Consulting
Domestic Water System Protection - HACCP
Cell/Text: +1 916-798-2810
Fax: +1 916-635-1632