Cross-Connection Control: A Critical Line of Defense Against Potable Water Contamination

Most of us can go to a faucet, water bottle filler or drinking fountain and get a sip of potable water. This is largely due to the fact that cross-connection control is an inherit plumbing design and installation component. Cross-connection control consists of various methods, assemblies and devices, that when installed and maintained properly, safeguard our potable water. When these controls fail, however, the results can be catastrophic. Rich Anderson, Director, ICC PMG Technical Resources, takes on the issues around cross connection control. Read more here.