Hose Bib Vacuum Breakers
- Hose bib vacuum breakers are designed to prevent backsiphonage protection on portable hose connections and/or faucets
- Hose Bib Vacuum Breakers are simple, low-cost devices that should be used to help prevent backflow of water when engaging in the use of water hoses. They are easy to install and available at many plumbing supply stores
- Garden hoses are the easiest and most common source for a cross connection to take place. Do not leave hoses submerged in any type of substance regardless if a backflow prevention device is present or not.