4 Keys To Valve Optimization And Pressure Zone ManagementSource: Singer Valve Inc
By Brad Clarke, Singer Valve
For basic pressure management or more advanced modulating pressure management, water suppliers create a network of District Metered Areas (DMA’s) or smaller, more manageable pressure zones. The DMA or pressure zone gives the ability to measure flow and control pressure, when a Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) or Automatic Control Valve ACV is installed at the takeoff of the DMA from the Main Distribution line. Here are the top 4 valve considerations for optimizing the functionality and performance of the DMA.