WATER IS LIFE! …and protecting it is critical for public health, the environment, and the success and confidence of every citizen, business and institution. From the Walkerton, Ontario tragedy in 2000 when seven people lost their lives to E coli contaminated water, to the recent diesel oil spill in Longueuil, Quebec that impacted millions of people… …new challenges to the water supply and environment are posed every single day. DARSPEC BACKFLOW PREVENTION ENGINEERS: THE CROSS-CONNECTION EXPERTS Darspec provides a key component of any sound water security strategy: backflow prevention engineering, a discipline dedicated to averting the flow of contaminated water into the drinking water supply. Experienced in solving the most complex cross-connection problems, Darspec helps to assure governments institutions, businesses and the public regarding public health, regulatory compliance and protection from expensive and time consuming litigation. What is backflow prevention? What is cross-connection? Check out our news and blog articles. Darspec cooperates with Source magazine, the magazine about water in Quebec! 2016-08-02 Darspec is moving to Brossard on December 1, 2015 2015-11-26 Darspec participation to the AGPI annual conference 2015-11-26 Sylvain Boudrias received an AWWA Award 2015-11-26 OUR SERVICES DARSPEC KEEPS CONTAMINANTS OUT OF DRINKING WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS FOR: HOSPITALS & MEDICAL Hospital, medical, dental and veterinary clinics, laboratories, nursing homes and other businesses that routinely handle biohazards. INDUSTRIES USING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS Food processing, meat and fish packers, canneries and manufacturers that use powerful detergents for sterilization or solvents. WATER PURIFICATION PLANTS Sewerage treatment, water filtration and purification plants charged with protecting drinking water from chemical or biological contamination. GUARDIANS OF PUBLIC HEALTH School boards, universities, community centers and other guardians of public health. WATER DEPENDANT INDUSTRIES Manufacturers like tanneries, breweries and metal plating operations that require large quantities of water. ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE INDUSTRIES From pharmaceutical to petrochemical manufacturers, mining and refining and many other industrial plants that must adhere strictly to environmental regulations and meet the stringent requirements of insurance companies. MUNICIPALITIES Municipalities and regional agencies that must enforce environmental standards in their communities. SMALL BUSINESSES Small businesses that include exterminators, barber shops, beauty salons, laundries and dry cleaners, car washes, funeral homes and auto repair shops. IRRIGATION, FIRE PROTECTION, HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS Commercial, residential and agricultural buildings using irrigation systems, fire protection systems, heating and air conditioning systems. GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS Municipal, provincial, State and federal public buildings and facilities. Including Canadian buildings requiring special security clearance. RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES Owners of residential buildings with more than two floors and more than 8 apartments, for instance a residential condominium corporation or a high-rise residential building that meets those criteria.