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What is RPZ Testing?

A Reduced Pressure Zone device also known as an RPZ is installed with your plumbing system to protect your drinking water and the city water from contaminants. 

According to the Village of Mokena, IL when the pressure drops in the Village's water distribution system it is possible to have the water in your domestic plumbing drawn back into the Village's water distribution system. Hence the importance of RPZ Testing for your home.

Illinois Required Law

In Illinois it is a State Law that all backflow devices are inspected annually. Our team at Carefree Systems are experts in providing an overall inspection, installation and repair any problems that may arise.

What Causes Backflow?

Back Siphonage is caused by negative or reduced pressure exits:

  • Local Firefighting in Neighborhood

  • Local Street Repairs

  • Breaks In Main Water Supplies

As a home or business owner who consumes or provides water to the public we need to make sure that your water is free of contaminants.

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