Valves

Valves play a critical role in all water and wastewater applications. Valves are devices that can adjust, change or otherwise redirect the flow of water or wastewater within a pipe network. This may be used to regulate system pressures, redirect water due to seasonal flow differences or to keep the flow of storm water manageable during a heavy storm. Valves come in many different styles, shapes and sizes, and examples of their use can be found in the articles below.

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Jun 4 2019
Candy panning is a process that has been employed in the confectionary industry for years. Today, candy makers continue to utilize this process to…
Jun 3 2019
Utilities dealing with water loss and aging infrastructure should have a leak detection and condition assessment plan. Echologics, a Mueller Water…
Jun 3 2019
The above-ground Everlast wet well mounted pump stations strike a balance between cost-effectiveness, reliability and operational efficiency for…
May 24 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
May 20 2019
PRM represents Absolute Quality, Genuine Service, and Safety by Design in each of its products, people, systems, and services. PRM inventories…
May 15 2019
The U.S. EPA announced the addition of seven hazardous waste sites to the Superfund Program’s National Priorities List (NPL) May 13. According to EPA…
Apr 2 2019
Engineers have used deep tunnel storage facilities and associated dewatering pump stations for addressing combined sewer (CSO) and sanitary sewer…
Mar 25 2019
The SPI-MV is a single-point insertion electromagnetic flowmeter installed and calibrated in conjunction with a Singer valve to provide an accurate…
A sewer line backup in Glen Falls, N.Y. has left a house with 2 to 3 in. of raw sewage in the basement
A sewer line backup in Glen Falls, N.Y. has left a house with 2 to 3 in. of raw sewage in the basement.
Mar 19 2019
A sewer line has caused about $25,000 in damage to a house on Main Street in Glens Falls, N.Y. According to The Post Star, the line backed up into…
Mar 8 2019
New Fusion Dampeners from Griffco Valve combine the technologies of the company’s back pressure valves and pulsation dampeners into one product in…
Mar 8 2019
Griffco Valve stands behind the products it manufactures and sells.  Griffco uses a distribution network of "Best-in-Class" professionals for …
Mar 6 2019
A $2-billion expansion to Regional San’s wastewater treatment plant called the EchoWater Project plans to improve the quality of water discharged to…
Mar 6 2019
Mount Pleasant is a charming, historic town just across the Cooper River from Charleston, S.C. The Charleston harbor, rivers and creeks infuse a…
Mar 6 2019
Ask most metering manufacturers about smart water, and they will tell you they have been offering smart water technology for the past decade.…
Mar 1 2019
Key components of the SMART system include a logic controller with a touch-screen operator interface placed in the station and multiple remote-…
Feb 20 2019
The Valve Manufacturers Association of America has announced the 2019 Annual Valve Industry Knowledge Forum: Conference, Tours and Exhibits in…
A sewer in Sonoma Valley, Calif., has been periodically leaking wastewater during heavy winter storms
A sewer in Sonoma Valley, Calif., has been periodically leaking wastewater during heavy winter storms.
Feb 7 2019
In Sonoma Valley, Calif., work on the next phase of replacing an old and failing sewer main is set to begin this summer. The sewer had been…
Feb 4 2019
The chief operator for a 6-million-gal-per-day (mgd) surface water treatment plant reported enhanced safety regarding chlorine gas for disinfection…
Feb 4 2019
As I write this, Chicago is expecting ridiculously cold temperatures in a few days. The forecast is showing a high of -16ºF and a low of -27ºF, and…
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