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Old 06-14-2012, 01:31 PM   #1
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Backflow preventer adapters keeps spitting water

I bought several of those little brass backflow preventer adapters to put on the faucet end of my garden hose. Now I found out that each time somebody turns on/off the other faucets in bathroom or kitchen, these little vacuum breaker-type of backflow preveners will spit out some jets of water for a second.

Is this normal? It's kinda annoying and it keeps my faucet area wet.

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Old 06-14-2012, 04:52 PM   #2
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Backflow preventer adapters keeps spitting water

That is normal---you must be leaving the hose bib turned on and using the hose sprayer as a shut off---

If the hose ever bursts you will end up with a mess---

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