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Thursday, April 20th 2017, 8:35pm

Author: mrdizle

Backflow preventer -- should I hear water running through it all day?

I had my irrigation system set up for the spring. When I was examining it today, I heard constant water running through the backflow preventer. When I turned off the inlet to the backflow preventer / irrigation system, I no longer heard the sound. Is this normal? Maybe I am misunderstanding the purpose of the backflow preventer. Why should water run through the assembly outdoors all day, even when the irrigation is off? Here is an attached picture of a setup similar to mine. THanks! Edit: Also, ...