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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Water Infrastructure: Imagine a Day Without Water

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Today is Imagine a Day Without Water. For many Puerto Ricans right now, that’s not so hard to imagine. Water infrastructure is one of those out-of-sight out-of-mind things. Even when you’re pouring a pot of water from the tap to boil pasta, water isn’t what most people think about.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Over the past several years though, the US has had several Stop and Think moments when it comes to water. From Flint, Michigan’s lead-laden ...

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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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It’s Hot in the Pacific Northwest! Ways to Stay a Little Cooler.

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Phew- it’s hot in Oregon, today! In fact, we’ve got a heat wave that is expected to last at least through the work week. With highs in the 100’s, industry workers outside are going to be feeling the heat, literally. While places in the South might scoff at these temperatures, one of the large problems is that we aren’t necessarily prepared for such heat. Many homes built in the Pacific Northwest simply have no air-conditioning, because it’s just not necessary ...

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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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