Underground Vaults
are Dangerous

Installing backflow preventers and meters in utility vaults is an unnecessary liability for water jurisdictions and civil engineers, so we’re encouraging a bigger push to install them above ground in a backflow enclosure. It’s much safer and more cost-effective.
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Utility Vault vs.
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Backflow preventers keep contaminants out of potable water but continue to be installed in utility vaults— despite the dangers. There’s a safer, more cost-effective way to go about backflow preventer installation. That’s why Safe-T-Cover wants water purveyors to 'Think Outside The Vault' and begin installing them outside and above ground, in a backflow enclosure.