Having just rehabilitated Peck Street in 2017, the city council and staff wanted to protect the new storm sewer system from high water events and provide protection to residents in this area. The valve was very simple to install. One excavator and two staff had the check valve in place and secured within 1.5 hours.
Recently, the valve was put to the test and proved reliable when the town experienced an extreme weather event. Although it doesn’t prevent all flooding in the area, the 790 duckbill was a cost-effective way of reducing flooding in a small residential area, mitigating the majority of water in this intersection. WW
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