Noob questionon check valves and water flowing straight down out of backflow

Discussion in 'Irrigation / Sprinkler Forum' started by Peterac, Mar 4, 2021.

  1. Peterac

    Peterac New Member

    Mar 4, 2021
    Charlotte, NC
    Does check flow valve #1 go where water flows in and #2 where water goes out to sprinklers? I note that check Flow valve #1 is harder to press in than #2, I believe this is normal. I have a Watts 009M3QT. Ck Valve #1 harder to pull out , #2 just is kind of loose. Currently having all water spray out of bottom of backflow. . Any help appreciated.

    For 18 years I have used my irrigation service and this year I decided to try it out myself with service peoples guidance but still paying them to fix any issues and backflow testing.

    Thank you
  2. WorthFlorida

    WorthFlorida The wife is still training me.

    Oct 28, 2009
    Orlando, Florida
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