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Main Title Guide Criteria for Laboratory Evaluation of Backflow Prevention Devices for Protection of Potable Water Supplies.
Author Sherlin, Grover C. ; Beausoliel, Robert W. ; Galowin., L. S. ;
CORP Author National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. Center for Building Technology.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Water Supply.
Year Published 1976
Report Number NBSIR-76-1020; NBS-4624190;
Stock Number PB-255 303
Additional Subjects Potable water ; Plumbing ; Protectors ; Portable equipment ; Performance evaluation ; Design criteria ; Field tests ; Water supply ; Back pressure ; Contamination ; Laboratory tests ; Backflow prevention
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-255 303 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 45p
Abstract This report describes laboratory evaluation procedures which could be required for the approval of backflow prevention devices used to protect potable water supplies against contamination. Performance-based requirements, criteria, and general evaluation considerations that administrative authorities should require for approval of devices are presented. Recommendations for the development of tracer tests are submitted for further consideration.
Supplementary Notes Sponsored in part by Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Water Supply.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept..
PUB Date Free Form Mar 76
Category Codes 13K; 68D; 94; 89; 86V
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326622677
Origin NTIS
Type CAT