The City of Hesston is required to protect the public water supply system from contamination due to cross connections. In doing so, city code requires the use of a backflow prevention device on low-volume and high-volume cross-connections.
During the period of May 1st and July 1st, each residential address that is connected to the City of Hesston public water system and using an irrigation system to water their lawn and landscaped areas is required to have a backflow prevention device installed and certified with a copy of the certification provided to the city for record. This will be an annual certification beginning every year in the month of May until further notice.The Backflow Inspection Form can be found here.
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