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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Mar 5 2004
Historically, the processing of wastewater was focused on simply collecting sewage and pumping it to the local wastewater treatment plant for…
Feb 25 2004
Vermont Pure Holdings has acquired the Home & Office distribution assets of the Saratoga Spring Water Company in Saratoga, New York. "We are…
Feb 12 2004
A potential agreement on a water planning bill broke down today amid complaints that the Legislature would not have enough control over a new plan to…
Feb 2 2004
Hazen and Sawyer, P.C., Environmental Engineers and Scientists, has announced the following changes in its executive-level management: Robert E.…
Dec 31 2003
"2004 will be the year of junk mail," says Bill Glazer, marketing consultant and president of BGSmarketing.com. Between the recently passed "Do Not…
Dec 19 2003
The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) Board of Directors on Wednesday voted to approve an agreement with the city of Stockdale, Texas, that would…
Dec 18 2003
President Bush, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) reiterated the Administration's commitment to the…
Nov 21 2003
ALLETE, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, ALLETE Water Services, has agreed to sell its water and wastewater systems of North Carolina-based Heater…
Oct 9 2003
Michael Goltz, superintendent of the Mt. Horeb, Wis., Wastewater Treatment Plant, had a problem. The cushion swing check valves installed at one of…
Aug 6 2003
When the Garland, Texas-based Duck Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant experienced a problem with erratic pressure control in their aeration blower…
Mar 13 2003
Thermoplastic piping systems have gained extraordinary acceptance in the life science and semiconductor industries over the past decade. Specifically…
Mar 11 2003
Let's face it, as good as water softener valves have become, certain factors can affect their performance. There also are many older units out there…
Jan 7 2003
Under pressure from the mandates of the Safe Drinking Water Act, water works engineers and plant managers now are forced to scrutinize all elements…
Oct 3 2002
As the old saying goes, "If you have enough time to do something over again, you had enough time to do it right the first time." Unfortunately for…
Aug 1 2002
A problem existed in Pennsylvania at the Upper Gwynedd Towamencin County Authority wastewater treatment plant, in the secondary treatment phase. The…
Jun 13 2002
The demand for 11/4-inch plumbing in residential applications is on the rise. Recent trends in new home construction have been towards larger homes…
Mar 11 2002
Effective wherever fluid flow has to be controlled automatically, solenoid valves are being used to an increasing degree in the most varied types of…
Oct 22 2001
Hayward Industrial offers new thermoplastic valves designed to not fail, stick or jam due to rust or corrosion ? virtually eliminating the…
Sep 20 2001
With population increases averaging about 18,000 per year, Gwinnett County in Georgia is one of America’s fastest-growing areas GSC Hal Gillette…
Sep 20 2001
The main problem occurred at a church during heavy rainfalls, when the main sewer line would routinely back up through the basement floor drains into…
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