Hydra-Stop, based in Burr Ridge, IL, is the largest insertion valve and line stop fitting manufacturer in the world.  For over 35 years, Hydra-Stop has provided solutions for water control to thousands of municipalities and contractors around the world.  Hydra-Stop assists municipalities, water utilities, contractors and engineers manage and maintain aging water systems while minimizing the disruption of the most basic human need...water.

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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.

Using our rubber or aluminum stopping head technology, the Hydra-Stopper can be used as a single line stop, a double line stop or a double line stop with bypass option. The Hydra-Stopper temporarily plugs a pressurized pipe without disrupting pressure or service upstream of the stop.

Installed under pressure, up to 250 psi, the Insta-Valve 250 increases operator safety, limits environmental impact, and saves up to 100% of the costs related to system shutdown.

As the latest addition to Hydra-Stop’s award-winning Insta-Valve family of solutions, customers with 20- and 24-inch pipes can now benefit from the only insertable gate valve with the superior performance and reliability you would expect from the Insta-Valve name.

The 14”– 16” Insta-Valve Plus 250 from Hydra-Stop is the next generation of permanent, insertable gate valves offering increased strength, improved performance, and simplified installation and operation.

The re-designed 4-12 inch Hydra-Stop HSF 250 Line Stop fitting is a step forward in line stopping technology. Installed at pressures up to 250 psi, the HSF 250 line stop fitting delivers benefits, which save time, increase safety, and eliminates up to 100% of the costs associated with system shutdowns.

Hydra-Stop is proud to introduce the Bevel Gear Actuator to our line of solutions for control, now available for purchase. Ideal for shallow bury applications, the Bevel Gear Actuator allows for the operation of horizontal Insta-Valve 250 installations on lines as shallow as 12-18 inches."




144 Tower Drive, Suite A

Burr Ridge, IL 60527


Phone: 708-389-5111

Fax: 708-389-5125

Contact: Dirk Christensen