Flomatic Valves of Glens Falls, N.Y., has introduced a new dedicated 1½” RPZ backflow preventer. This new backflow preventer is smaller and shorter than most units on the market. It has a total lay length of only 17” long and weighs in at 18 pounds with ball valves. The new size is model RPZ II and it still offers all of Flomatic’s unique features and benefits. Backflow preventers are available in a variety of sizes and configurations, from ½” to 8”.