Glossary Term beginning with B

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B

Backflow search for term

When water travels from one system back into any part of the main distribution system.

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A device that prevents backflow into the main water supply.

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A sealed tank where water is converted to steam for heating or power.

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British Thermal Unit - A unit of measurement for heat energy; when the temperature of 1 lb. of water is raised 1 degree Fahrenheit.