§11-21-5 - Installation and location.

§11-21-5 Installation and location.

The backflow prevention device shall be installed on the consumer side of the property line and as close to the water meter where applicable as physically possible. Connections or tees between the meter where applicable and the backflow prevention device will not be permitted without approval from the director.

A backflow prevention device shaD not be installed underground or in a vault without written approval by the director.

Installation dimension for backflow prevention devices shall conform to the following table:

SIZE OF DEVICE

DIMENSION GROUND LEVEL TO CENTERLINE OF BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE

DIMENSION DISTANCE TO SURROUNDING OBSTRUCTIONS

 

Minimum

Maximum

 

3/4" to 1-1/2"

18"

48"

24"

2" to 3"

24"

48"

24"

4" to 6"

30"

48"

24"

8" to 10"

36"

48"

24"

In all cases, the backflow prevention device shall be installed according to the backflow preventor manufacturer's directions and in an easily accessible location

        [Eff. 12/26/81] (Auth: HRS §§340E-2, 340E-9) (Imp: HRS §§340E-2, 340E-9)

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