View Full Version : Backflow Theft Preventor
03-19-2007, 08:32 AM
I think they a couple of hundred bucks, do you see a need for them in your area?
03-19-2007, 10:24 AM
That's far more than the backflow!
03-19-2007, 03:30 PM
yeah but a fraction of other devices
03-19-2007, 03:43 PM
For you guys who use PVB's and RPZ's, Don't you have your first shutoff line well below grade, or inside a basement?
If so, a locking valvebox would be a lot cheaper than something like this, and just remove the device and store it during the cold months.
If a fool tries to steal it with the lines hot, well then he gets what he deserves :)
My solution would simply be a bicycle U-Lock looped over the first elbow. That way you could not spin the elbow off.
If they want to steal it, they are going to bring a chopsaw, which would make short work of the hollow legs that Backflow protecter device has anyways.
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