VALVES ARTICLES

City Utilizes Self-Cleaning Filters to Reduce Solids in Non-Potable Water

The Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) of the City of Steamboat Springs, Colo., needed a solution to reduce solids in its non-potable water (NPW).

Sewage Grinder Cuts Maintenance Costs, Protects Pumps at Santa Ana Lift Station

In recent years, maintenance operators at the Segerstrom Lift Station, located in the city of Santa Ana, Calif., have noticed an escalation in pump ragging and blockages.

PA Water Treatment Plant Improves Efficiency, Capacity with Variable Frequency Drive

The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County (MAWC) provides water to 125,000 customers across a five-county region near Pittsburgh, Pa.

MI Township Eliminates Cavitation Damage in Reservoir with Diaphragm Control Valve

Pittsfield Charter Township, located in the city of Ann Arbor, Mich., provides water to about 39,000 people with an average daily water usage of 3.5 million gallons per day (MGD) and increases up t...

A Sound Solution: Plunger Valves Reduce Vibration, Cavitation for San Diego’s Water Supply System

Plug valves used at the San Diego County Water Authority’s terminal station had difficulty withstanding the excessive cavitation and vibration caused by extreme pressure differences. As such, the u...

Better Backwash: Major Filtration Upgrade Improves Backwash Cycles, Saves Water for Columbus Water Works

A state-of-the-art Leopold® Universal® Type SL® dual-lateral filter system fitted with a factory-installed Integral Media Support® Cap recently replaced the settled water filtration system at Colum...

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William Frick & Co

Manufactures curb and storm drain markers, flexible and domed marker posts, buried warning tape, custom labels and signs, barcodes, valve tags and more.

MERLIN HYPO DILUTION SYSTEMS

Sodium Hypochlorite off gasses at a much higher rate in high concentrations than it does at low concentrations. Dilution can help eliminate vapor-locked pumps, exploding ball valves and liquid/gas ...

ProFlex Rubber Check Valves Series 700

The Proco Series 700 rubber check valves are a cost effective way to control back pressure from effluent operations. Offered as direct replacements for ineffective and maintenance-ridden flap type ...

ZS Strainer

The ZS Strainer is designed to protect control valves and pipelines from foreign matter and debris in the flow stream while providing a smooth laminar flow.
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