Water Use Breakdown

Its easy to take for granted the water that comes out of your tap. Not only do you turn a nob and have water, its also clean drinking water! Today we want to share a bigger picture of water use …

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Fix a Leak Week March 17-23

Did you know a plumbing leak that drips at the rate of one drip per second can waste more than 3,000 gallons per year!. If you can hear the water in your toilet making noise, even when no one flushed …

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Test Report Forms

Here are some common PDF backflow test report forms CALIFORNIA Citrus Heights Water District backflow_test(2) Davis Public Works testreport(1) Golden State Water Company golden state water company Los Angeles; County of Los Angeles public Health Los Angeles Sacramento; County of …

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Busted!

backflow preventers that need to be tested

Washoe County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested two men who they believe to be responsible for the theft of over 20 backflow devices in late January and early February. Backflow prevention devices are often targeted by metal thieves looking to recycle …

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State Water Board Considers 50 gallon daily limit

Protect your water source. Leaks or drips from faulty backflows waste a lot of water and can cost you money especially in tough drought years. Read about what the CA state water board is considering by following the link: http://www.kcra.com/news/state-water-board-considers-50gallon-daily-limit/24549982

Thieves Targeting Backflows

Don’t allow yourself to be victimized by these thieves. Protect your water supply, as well as, your valuable water connections by putting a professionally installed security cage around your device(s). Replacement devices and repairs can range from hundreds to even …

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New Models of Wilkins BackflowPreventers

Wilkins is working hard to design and construct backflow devices that are more reliable and sustainable but are also designed for testers to be able to install more effectively. Here at VerifiedBackflow we love to promote products that encourage forward …

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AWWA Student Chapter at UC Davis

VerifiedBackflow would like to congratulate the student chapter of the American Water Works Associations (AWWA), and their initial meeting. It is young men and women like these that will continue to maintain the quality and integrity of water works nationwide. …

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Regulation No. 14 – Prevention of Contamination by Backflow and Cross-Connections

Adopted: July 19, 2004 Amended: November 17, 2008; December 21, 2009 A. Authority and Purposes  Title 17, Sections 7583 through 7605 of the California Code of Regulations, entitled “Protection of Public Water System at Service Connection,” provides rules and regulations …

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What’s A Backflow Prevention Device?

A backflow prevention assembly  is used to protect potable water supplies from contamination or pollution due to backflow. In water supply systems, water is normally maintained at a significant pressure to enable water to flow from the tap, shower etc. …

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