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We just finished a 3 day specialist/surveyor workshop! Thank you to all who attended. There was constructive conversation between the students and instructors and a lot of information exchanged. If you were in class, drop us a line and tell us your opinion of the workshop. If you missed this session, you’re are in luck! We have scheduled another session for May 3 thru 5, 2017. Please check out our class schedule to register....read more
We finally did it!!! We have managed to post our first video. This is hopefully the first of many. Check out this brief video about supply pressure fluctuations affecting a reduced pressure backflow assembly.read more
Watch the video below to see an example of why proper backflow assembly testing by trained backflow assembly testers is so important:...read more
It is election time again for ABPA Region 5 Director. The Regional Directors’ job is an important one. It provides the way for members (through their Chapter) to bring ideas, suggestions and comments to the National Board of Directors, while providing a method for National to present new policies and programs directly to the Chapters. Regional Directors have a responsibility to be in constant contact with the Chapters they represent to facilitate this flow of information. But the Director’s position is much more than just a messenger.read more
Oh, I guess you could say that winter is already here and it brings with it some challenges that we must take seriously in our industry. But let’s focus on just one for now…how should we care for our test kit?
As a Backflow assembly tester, your test kit is your lifeblood and the results of the tests that you perform are only as good as your equipment. Attention must be paid to maintaining the highest level of quality by respecting the limitations of your test kit at all times of the year. Test kits are delicate instruments which are not meant to be dropped. You should take care when charging up your kit to make sure you don’t water hammer it.read more
We are excited to announce that we are offering another Fire Sprinkler System Backflow Assembly Tester Training Course. Check out our Upcoming Events and look for the fire class for more information and to register. If you would rather speak with one of us, please give us a call or send us an email with any questions. We look forward to seeing you on October 9th and 10th!read more
Private home water service connected to sewer line!
Whenever I get a customer who complains that backflow prevention isn’t needed, I like to pull out stories like this one.
Some of us on the inside of the backflow industry (those of us who don’t have a life and think this kind of stuff is cool) knew much of the details of the incident as they were unfolding a couple of years ago. We were just not able to talk about it.
Now that the trial is over, here’s what we know…kinda.read more
After many fits and starts, a lot of hard work and much frustration, we are finally ready to debut our new website to the backflow industry and our customers. We hope that you find it to be pleasing to the eye, easy to navigate and filled with information to help you with your backflow needs.
Backflow Home Test KitThis section will be a blog dedicated to cross connection control and the backflow prevention industry. (Although I can’t guarantee that, from time to time, I will not stray into current events or the Colorado sports scene.)read more