Water Safety month: Water Safety Tips for Summertime

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Did you know May is Water Safety Month?

June is around the corner, and here in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve finally had more than 2 sunny days in a row! We’ve had a 40 degree difference over the past week. Yikes! More than anything, this heat wave is a reminder that Summer is on its way. Memorial day often signifies the start of warm outdoor activities: camping, hiking, swimming, fishing, grilling with friends… the list goes on and on. ...

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Notifications have Arrived!

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Notifications for Syncta have arrived!

This feature has been something we’ve wanted to release for a while now so we’re pretty excited for you to start using it. I’ve put together some of the basics of where you’d utilize notifications, and the benefits of using batch notifications rather than individual emails. (I’ve also put 3 more in-depth articles together to use as reference.)

What Situations are Notifications Useful?

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Drinking Water Week 2017 – This is what we’re doing to help.

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It’s Drinking Water Week! Enforcing backflow testing regulations may just be one part of insuring clean water – but it’s an important one, and we do what we can to help ensure clean drinking water.

Our most recent updates to Syncta help you run your backflow testing business smoother. That way, you can be a major player in keeping drinking water clean.

New Feature Updates

Auto-Collapse Display Boxes

Now, you can change display boxes to be collapsed by ...

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Is partial lead service line replacement helpful or harmful?

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In 1991, the Environmental Protection Agency published the Lead and Copper rule. There was clear evidence at the time that both copper and lead in drinking water caused health problems.

So what did the rule actually state? Essentially, the EPA stated samples had to be taken directly from customer’s tap water. If lead concentrations rose above 15 parts per billion, or copper at 1.3 parts per million in more than 10% of the samples, the public water system ...

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