Category Archives: Informative

Register in Sacramento

If you have passed your AWWA test, and hold a current certificate you are on your way to register as a backflow prevention assembly tester in Sacramento County. It is important to note that Certificates that expire within the annual registration …

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BACKFLOW ASSEMBLY TESTER CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

If you are interested in becoming a certified backflow tester, follow the links below. Choose the area where you will be working, unfortunately there is no national standard certification procedure, some areas are governed by the state, others by county, …

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California’s Proclamation State of Emergency document

A PROCLAMATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY WHEREAS the State of California is experiencing record dry conditions, with 2014 projected to become the driest year on record; and WHEREAS the state’s water supplies have dipped to alarming levels, indicated by: …

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Weather-Wise Watering

Truckee Meadows Water Authority, serving Reno, Sparks and the greater Truckee Meadows area encourages Weather-Wise Watering, here’s how it works: Weather-Wise Watering works to mimic Mother Nature, watering only what your yard needs while avoiding water waste. Running the sprinklers …

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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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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

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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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