Gardening in Wet Regions

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I’ve done several blogs about how to maintain a garden oasis even when you are short on water. Drought, no doubt, is prevalent across much of the country at any given time. Not all of us have that problem though. Sometimes, it’s the exact opposite. How do you create and maintain a garden when you receive a lot of rainfall throughout the year?

Irrigation? I don’t think so!

While many areas receive rainfall during fall and spring, there are ...

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

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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 common question – how do you record their test results?!

Differing Opinions

It turns out there are a lot of differing opinions on the subject.

Here’s ...

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C3Backflow’s API is now publicly available

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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.c3backflow.com/docs.

What the heck is an API & why do I care?

API stands for Application Programming Interface – a set of programming instructions and standard for accessing C3Backflow. It means other software applications, tools, & websites can interact directly with our system. With ...

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It’s time for our new feature update!

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It has been a little while since my last new feature update! As always, we are continuously making changes to help you better manage your backflow business.

Below you’ll find a quick description of the recent changes. I’ve also included a Tips & Tricks section containing helpful hints you may not know about.

Dashboard

You may have noticed the Dashboard has ...

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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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