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Back Flow Preventers
The purpose of a back flow preventer is to provide protection of the public from the possibility of contamination or pollution by isolating such contamination or pollutants which could back flow or back-siphon into a potable water supply. Contact Gene Richardson, Chief Plumbing Inspector at 318-673-6142 for additional information.

Back Flow Preventers Required
Back flow preventers are required as follows:
  • Fire lines
  • Funeral homes
  • High rise buildings
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Motels
  • Restaurants
  • Rest homes
  • Yard sprinklers

All back flow preventers shall be tested when they are installed and every year thereafter.

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Mike Woods
Deputy Director / Chief Building Official
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Permits & Inspection
Government Plaza
City of Shreveport Permits & Inspections Office
505 Travis St. -  Suite 130
Shreveport, LA 71101

Ph: 318-673-6100 
Fax: 318-673-6112

Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m - 5 p.m


City of Shreveport, Louisiana