Air Quality for Backflow Testing

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Usually when we talk of air quality safety for backflow testers, it’s when we’re referencing testing in vaults. However, with 74 major wildfires burning on the western coast states right now, air quality is pretty awful over here. Walking outside to get the mail has my eyes watering – air quality is no joke!

Vaults and Confined Space Entry

If you think air quality in vaults isn’t something to be taken seriously, think again. In 1986, a backflow ...

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2017: Average Backflow Test Prices

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A little less than a year ago, I wrote up a blog about average backflow test prices for 2016. It’s one of the most frequent questions we get from end customers.

A frequently asked question from new testers is How much should I charge per residential backflow test? I thought it was about time to add in the new data we’ve acquired recently.

Like I mentioned last year, the average backflow device testing can vary greatly within the same ...

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2017-2018 Backflow and Water Tradeshow Season

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The Backflow and Water Tradeshow Season is almost upon us!

It can be a little daunting trying to search out all the water-related and backflow relevant tradeshows, conferences, and meetings. For the most part, tradeshows that are backflow specific tend to fall during the “slower” testing months. Since many water utilities require annual residential backflow tests to be completed in summer, it’s common for many testers to slow down a bit come September. Thus, the shows commence. We attend many shows, ...

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Invoicing with Syncta: Our newest feature is here!

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We’ve been working with beta testers to develop a full-featured invoicing option. It’s been in the works for a while; while we love presenting new features to our customers, we also like to make sure a feature is working effectively before releasing it on the masses.

Why did Syncta switch from a billing feature to an Invoicing feature?

When Jeremiah first started Syncta, we weren’t even sure that we’d have a billing page at all. With so many bookkeeping ...

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Making backflow a more connected industry

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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 in this area, bad.

No Man is an Island

We’ve said it before and it’s more so true with connectivity than other areas – we want to ...

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