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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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-…
Jun 21 2016
Valve World Expo, 10th Biennial Valve World Conference & Exhibition has attracted companies from around the world. To be held Nov. 29 to Dec. 1…
Jun 13 2016
Gemü valves are available in a manual, pneumatic or motorized assembly for diaphragm valves, ball valves, butterfly valves and globe valves. The…
May 9 2016
The Ener•G AWWA resilient seated ball valve complies with AWWA C507. It features a standard fusion-bonded epoxy interior/exterior coating and a…
May 9 2016
Advanced Valve Technologies installed a 24-in. EZ valve on a spiral-weld pipeline. A weld-on custom sleeve assembly provided the correct outside…
Apr 28 2016
The Colombian state of Antioquia creates much of its clean power from hydroelectric plants along the Guadalupe River. In the case of the Guadalupe IV…
Apr 25 2016
The Series CARD combination air release/degassing valve provides three different venting operations in one unit. It releases air during system…
Mar 27 2016
EZ-Valve can be used two ways: as a permanent valve or as a temporary line stop by simply replacing the valve bonnet with a blind flange.…
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