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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Jul 18 2014
Malang lies 900 km east of Jakarta on Java in Indonesia. In 2011, the city was supplying water to roughly 120,000 service connections—roughly 600,000…
Jul 2 2014
Singer Valve has announced the appointment of Ryan Spooner as manager of instrumentation and automation. “Ryan’s expertise in mechatronics, coupled…
Jun 25 2014
The 106-PR-SM and 206-PR-SM series control valves are engineered for use wherever pressure-reducing valve failure is unacceptable. These valves have…
Jun 10 2014
With a 350 psi working pressure, the Mueller A-2361 resilient wedge gate valve is ready for the increasing demands of tomorrow’s water systems. It…
Jun 2 2014
The Curb-Stop is a mechanical in-line stopper system for use with water, gas and mechanical/industrial applications, including use on steel and…
May 19 2014
The 312 tapping machine (hot tapping/wet tapping) has a unique design that allows you to make pressure, side or hot taps on any common pipe. Whether…
May 5 2014
The AVT 412 tapping machine features CNC-machined aircraft-grade aluminum alloy components that provide strength with reduced weight, as well as…
Apr 21 2014
The QuadroSphere ball valve line is ideal for applications in which typical trunnion ball valves experience problems. The contoured ball features…
Setting up a new pressure reducing valve
Setting up a new pressure reducing valve.
Apr 3 2014
How to Adjust Water Pressure If you are now the proud owner of a new pressure reducing valve or have just taken over a system that might have them…
Mar 24 2014
Knife gate valve Model VM is built to high manufacturing standards and combines rugged construction with design refinements. Features include a…
Mar 19 2014
Smooth opening and closing of butterfly valves has a large impact on system performance and long-term reliable operation. It not only extends the…
Feb 7 2014
Global demand for industrial valves is forecast to rise 5.1% per year through 2017 to $82.5 billion, according to World Industrial Valves, a new…
Nov 6 2013
The reservoir filling station at Pittsfield Township, Mich., provides water to about 39,000 people, with needs that vary from industrial and…
Sep 16 2013
Salalah is a coastal city in Oman, about 1,500 km south of Dubai. Although the beautiful city has an average population of 200,000, tourists flock…
Aug 14 2013
Yarra Valley Water (YVW) is the largest of Melbourne’s three water corporations, providing water supply and sewerage services to more than 1.7…
Aug 12 2013
Singer Valve, a manufacturer of control valves, has received an innovation award from an industry publication for the new SPI-MV—the first single-…
Aug 5 2013
The Water Distribution Div. of the Environmental Services Department in Ponca City, Okla., is responsible for providing potable water to…
Jun 10 2013
Solve the problem of worn valve nuts with Lowell's valve key socket set. Just attach one of the three sockets (small, medium, large) to a valve key (…
Apr 4 2013
Diaphragm-operated automatic control valves (ACVs) require reasonably clean water to function effectively and reliably. Having a strainer upstream of…
Mar 27 2013
A major coastal city in Florida had been experiencing problems with high tidewater surcharging storm water pipes located in a densely populated beach…
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