backflow valve

backflow valve

[′bak‚flō ‚valv]
(engineering)
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backwater valve, backflow valve

A type of check valve in a drainage pipe; reversal of flow causes the valve to close, thereby cutting off flow.
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The Department of Public Works and Parks is extending its Backflow Valve Rebate Program to include commercial and industrial properties.
After having the sewer line snaked, jetted and scoped, we learned that the backflow valve cap had broken off and become lodged in the line.
This doesn't include the costly and controversial backflow valve requirements that are costing businesses and homeowners millions of dollars.
If running outside the structure and less than 18 inches deep, the supply line to the backflow valve must be metal.
The firm added a specially designed screw with a precise backflow valve, a special barrel and its accurate temperature control module to ensure the exact heating of the mold to its electric machine and created the EC-LSM.
In Figure 2, these categories are applied to the example of the plasticating unit of an injection-molding machine, particularly the backflow valve.
To prevent contaminated water in the garden hose from being sucked back into the house's water supply, you'll need to install a backflow valve. We used a pressure-type backflow valve that's commonly used with irrigation systems.
The city offered to pay part of the cost for a backflow valve for homes affected in 2005.