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Installing a yard hydrant from home water line, do I need a backflow preventer or vacuum breaker?

I'm installing a yard hydrant off my house water line (well water). The hydrant will sometimes be used for garden drip irrigation and so will be open for days or weeks at a time. The drip system ...
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How do I fix a leaky hydrant?

Having a problem with the release valve leaking like crazy when the hydrant is turned on. A plumber replaced the release valve a couple times and still have this issue. What can you recommend?
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Hose bib below grade, yard hydrants

Does UPC 2015 allow hose connections below grade (e.g. in an underground valve box)? Is a regular vacuum breaker sufficient in this situation or is a double check valve needed (typical for sprinklers)?...
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Yard hydrant on top of well?

Well with pitless adapter. Cold climate. Water lines installed at 8 feet below grade. Right now to irrigate my orchard, the water goes from the well, 200 feet to the house via 1" line, then 200 ...