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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May 21 2017
WCV Series full-pattern wafer check valves feature all-thermoplastic-injection-molded construction and a unique angle seat and disc design, allowing…
Apr 23 2017
EZ valve tool kits are available. A spreading awareness of this insertion valve system plus general economic optimism has caused a spike in its sales…
Apr 10 2017
Mueller Co. has redesigned the flanged (FLxFL) end connection type in the 350-psi resilient wedge gate valve product offering. Using the same bonnet…
Mar 11 2017
The central Texas resort city of Horseshoe Bay includes a growing number of lakeside properties for vacations and weekend getaways. It borders the…
Mar 6 2017
The Mega-Flo B Descale Valve with custom housing facilitates drop-in replacement of a different valve design. This valve is suitable for variable…
10 Red Flags in Valve Chambers That Should Make You Question What Else Is Wrong
10 Red Flags in Valve Chambers
Mar 6 2017
With the fast-moving pace of technology and innovation, valuable information that should be passed on is often glossed over. While shortcuts or quick…
Feb 28 2017
Asahi/America Inc. announced that it now offers a new building information modeling (BIM) design and CAD library on its website. Engineers,…
Jan 17 2017
See how a level control valve manages the levels in above ground storage tanks.
Defeating Dairyland Clogging
Wisconsin utility installs valves to clear up flow issues.
Jan 10 2017
A Wisconsin water utility was looking for an alternative to a flapper valve as a part of their lift station renovation. Prior to this project, the…
Dec 6 2016
The village of Lombard, Ill., was in the middle of a major project to add improved water service to an important commercial and residential area.…
Nov 20 2016
The stainless steel version of the Series RVDT multipurpose valve offers pressure relief, backpressure control, pump bypass and anti-siphon…
Nov 3 2016
Whether recognized or not, control Valves are everywhere in water and wastewater systems. From small applications, such as the quarter-inch valve in…
Nov 3 2016
As automation and computer control gained a foothold in the operation and control of reservoirs and elevated water tanks, the industry moved valve…
fire hydrant flow testing
Proper inspection & maintenance ensure reliable fire protection.
Nov 3 2016
An electrical malfunction in an office building causes a fire. The fire department rolls up to the building, sirens blaring. They rush to the fire…
Oct 9 2016
Advanced Valve Technologies installed the first horizontal 20-in. EZ Valve for Mishawaka, Ind.’s, water department. The valve was located at a…
Aug 24 2016
GF Piping Systems introduced a new online tool for its online catalog—GF Valve Finder. The tool helps customers quickly find the right valve for an…
Aug 2 2016
One of the biggest issues that plagues liquid piping systems is the unwanted effects of entrapped air. This article discusses the different ways that…
Aug 2 2016
Mishawaka, Ind.’s water department needed a valve installed on an existing 20-in. trunk line, but some conditions complicated the project. The trunk…
Jul 28 2016
Val-Matic announced that if offers a free, online library of reference videos. The videos cover a range of topics, such as how an air valve operates…
Jul 21 2016
Danfoss announced its partnership with Johnson Barrow. Johnson Barrow serve as the newest sales representative organization for Danfoss’ line of AB-…
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