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CVWD backflow devices stolen over the weekend

 Colin Atagi, The Desert Sun1:36 p.m. PDT June 23, 2014 (Photo: Colin Atagi/The Desert Sun ) 74CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 5COMMENTEMAILMORE PALM DESERT – Twelve pieces of Coachella Valley Water District equipment were stolen over the weekend, pushing the number of metal thefts for the first six months of the year higher than the 2013 total. Nine backflow [...]

Unusual Theft Reports Flowing In

By: Mike McKnight - Email In southwest Omaha, an early morning theft left water pouring out of a home. Thieves cut away an important section of a sprinkler system And it's not the first time. Water gushing from a sawed off pipe wakes Mary Ann Klinger like an expensive splash in the face. Klinger says, [...]

Dramatic increase in backflow preventer thefts threaten Aurora drinking water, authorities say

AURORA, Colo. - Authorities say a dramatic increase in the theft of backflow preventers is threatening Aurora's drinking water supply and costing tens of thousands of dollars. Already this year, 125 backflow devices have been reported stolen, compared to 15 thefts last year, said Aurora Police spokesman Officer Frank Fania. Backflow preventers stop contaminants from [...]

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