Commercial, multi-family, and city of Austin properties that are one-acre in size or larger must complete an irrigation inspection every two years. An Austin Water Authorized Irrigation Inspector must perform the inspection.
Annual testing of backflow prevention assemblies, that protect the water source from contamination. Most water purveyors require annual testing and for reports to be submitted and kept for minimum 3 years. Repairing backflows that fail testing and need new parts or seals.
Facilities with privately-owned fire hydrants are responsible for ensuring that they will work as designed for fire suppression. This involves meeting important maintenance and testing requirements.