Source: Hydra-Stop

The Hydra-Tapper provides access to the pressurized pipe without disrupting pressure or service. Obtain a tapping sleeve and a tapping valve capable of retaining the internal pressure of the water main. Install the sleeve around the water main. Attach the tapping valve to the sleeve. Perform the tap through the tapping valve.


  • Installing an insertion valve or performing a line stop
  • Making branch connections onto an existing line
  • Taps for inspection devices such as CCTV or leak detection