Article | May 15, 2019

Using Advanced Control Valves To Prevent Broken Mains And Reduce Water Loss

Source: Mueller Water Products
Using Advanced Control Valves To Prevent Broken Mains And Reduce Water Loss

From the most advanced water systems in the largest cities to the smallest systems in rural America, the same scenario plays out daily. As demand peaks in the morning hours, system pressures drop. As demand decreases throughout the evening hours, system pressures creep up, hitting their highest levels in the early morning hours when most customers are asleep. This cycle exhibits the shift all water utilities undergo as they transition from dynamic to static pressure conditions.