Author: Jeremiah

If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it

It’s tax season! Are you as excited as I am!? Probably… because I’m not that excited. If you were excited about finances and statistics, you’d likely be an accountant or statistician instead of a backflow tester. However, stats and numbers don’t have to be the enemy. There’s a lot to be gained from understanding your […]

Becoming a Backflow Tester: Step One

So…. you want to be a backflow tester? A few weeks ago, Sasha went through some of the things to consider if you were considering becoming a backflow tester. If you’ve decided it’s a good path for you, what are your next steps? Local Chapters Your local American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA) and American Water […]

DCDA-II & RPDA-II – Type 2 backflow devices; how do you record test results?

DCDA & RPDA Type 2 devices are the first major change in backflow devices in a lot of years. The USC approved RPDA-II and DCDA-II to be installed back in 2004. However, we still aren’t seeing that many of them in the field yet. But we’re starting to, and without a doubt they’ve raised one […]

Syncta’s API is now publicly available

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A few weeks ago I talked about wanting to make the backflow industry a more connected industry. (Hey, it’s called cross connection after all.) Today we’re opening access to our API. Get started with it right now https://api.syncta.com/docs. What the heck is an API & why do I care? API stands for Application Programming […]

Can your customers get a hold of you quickly?

Last week I talked about making sure your website is fast – for a number of reasons. This week let’s look at another quick improvement you can make to your online presence that only takes a few minutes to set up. Can your Customers get a hold of you quickly? Google recently released a new […]

Make your backflow website stand out

It’s Tech Thursday! How many times have I talked about having a good backflow website? More than a couple times. I’ve discussed utilizing marketing correctly, things to avoid when building a website, and how Syncta can provide you a website via our portal. Today I wanted to point you towards a tool you should consider […]

Making backflow a more connected industry

We live in a connected world. I’ve talked about this more times than I can count. A system can’t stand on its own – it needs to interact with other systems, and communicate with both other internal systems to your business and systems that are outside of your business. The backflow industry is lagging behind […]

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