The Greensboro Backflow Incident was Preventable

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About a year ago, Corpus Christi had a major backflow incident. The city water was contaminated with chemicals that never would have entered the public drinking water supply if there were an approved backflow device. Since then, Corpus Christi has had several meetings on how to improve regulation enforcement. Unfortunately, Greensboro is in a similar predicament after last week’s backflow incident. Backflow tests are often neglected in part to the public’s perception of the importance of backflow prevention.

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Warm Pipes are Happy Pipes

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If you’re in the North, you probably know that warm pipes are happy pipes! Some of our Southern neighbors don’t have that experience with the cold winters. The weather this week is going to be a doozy – much of the East coast is already feeling those frigid temps. Don’t let frozen pipes be in your future though – take some proactive steps before it gets even colder later this week.

Keep those faucets dripping… but don’t forget about ...

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Stay Focused at Work- It’s almost 2018!

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It’s hard to stay focused during this time of year. With holidays, long weekends, and -often- slower business, it’s easy to get distracted. But 2018 is almost here – and nobody wants to ring in the new year with a pile of backflow reports that haven’t been submitted to water purveyors, or a pile of invoices to send out. What can you do to make sure you stay focused over the next couple of days?

Do all those little things…

Managing ...

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Fire Awareness during the Holidays

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The Holidays: the first thing you think of might not be fire awareness! Instead, you might think of decorating Christmas trees and driving around to look at Christmas lights on homes. Lights, candles, and toasty warm fires all play a huge role in the festivities this time of year – holiday parties wouldn’t go so well in complete darkness! All those wonderful holiday displays are something to not just admire, but also be aware of to reduce your chance ...

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Attending Trade Shows: The Advantage of Differing Perspectives

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When you’re in a specific trade of work, it’s easy to assume there’s little evolution within the field. It’s rare that any given line of work is completely stagnant though. So how do you find out about new ideas, and stay up-to-date with the latest information within the industry? By attending Trade Shows. That’s not the only benefit of attending them, though – let’s chat a little about the reasons you might want to consider going to one in 2018. ...

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