Why should I be concerned about cross-connection contamination?

Any unprotected or inadequately protected cross-connection on your premises could contaminate the potable water supply for your customers, employees and even neighboring homes and businesses.  Severe illnesses have resulted from cross-connection contamination events that could have been easily prevented.  

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1. What is cross-connection?
2. What is backflow?
3. What can cause a backflow?
4. Why should I be concerned about cross-connection contamination?
5. What is my liability?
6. What is my responsibility as a business owner?
7. What does the law say about cross-connections?
8. What is Spotsylvania County Utilities' role in backflow prevention?