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1. How do I get my water shut off during an emergency?
2. What is a backflow?
3. What is a cross connection?
4. Why do water suppliers need to control cross-connections and protect their public water systems against backflow?
5. What is a backflow preventer?
6. What is an air gap?
7. What is a reduced principle assembly (RP)?
8. What is a pressure vacuum breaker assembly (PVB)?
9. What is a double check valve assembly (DC)?
10. What is a residential dual check valve (RDC)?
11. Why do backflow preventers have to be tested periodically?
12. Where can I get more information about cross-connection control?
13. What is a lateral cleanout?
14. What is a private lateral?
15. Who is responsible for the maintenance of a private sewer lateral?
16. What can be wrong with a private sewer lateral?
17. How do I know if there is something wrong with my private sewer lateral?
18. How often should I perform maintenance on my private sewer lateral?
19. What are the consequences of not maintaining my private sewer lateral?
20. What is an air release valve (ARV)?