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.
Insta-Valve 250 Helps Avoid Nearly Citywide Water Service Disruption
The Insta-Valve 250 provided targeted shutdown to greatly minimize service disruption during repair of a leaking water main.
Insta-Valve 250 Helps Stop Leak While Maintaining Service To Industrial Park
The Insta-Valve 250 provided targeted shutdown without impacting service to a nearby industrial park.
Reducing Costs For Water Distribution System Maintenance
Maintaining a water distribution system requires constant management. From leaking pipes to broken valves or even distribution expansion, there always seems to be something to do and you will never be short of work. But, are “old” ways of performing maintenance and repair creating unnecessary costs?
Insta-Valve 20-24 Provides Needed Control For Infrastructure Expansion
Hydra-Stop’s solution allowed targeted control to connect a million-gallon water tank to a new water treatment center.
Insta-Valve 250 Provides Targeted Control Without System Shutdown
Hydra-Stop’s solution allowed targeted control for planned maintenance and repair.
Installation Of Insta-Valve 250 Keeps Hospital Operational
The Insta-Valve 250 provided targeted shutdown to allow proactive maintenance while ensuring a nearby hospital remained fully operational.
Insta-Valve 250 Helps Keep The Water On For Residents During COVID-19 Pandemic
The Insta-Valve 250 provided targeted shutdown without impacting service to customers.
Insta-Valve 20-24 Isolates Potentially Dangerous Leak Under Railroad Tracks
Hydra-Stop’s solution stopped a potentially dangerous leak without disrupting service to nearby factories or businesses.
Hydra-Stop’s Insta-Valve 20-24 Delivers Performance Under Pressure
Hydra-Stop’s solution kept the water running in a highly active and populated area while repairs were made.
Centuries Old Infrastructure Gains Control With The Insta Valve 250
Hydra-Stop’s solution allowed the city to gain control of their infrastructure where no valves were present.
The Insta-Valve 250 Puts A Stop To A Month-Long Water Loss Of 150 GPM
Hydra-Stop’s solution allowed a targeted shutdown to stop a massive and costly water loss.
The Insta-Valve 250 Minimizes Disruption During An Emergency
Like so many municipalities, the City of Miamisburg has an aging infrastructure of valves that had not been excercised in decades. Read the full project brief to learn how Hydra-Stop’s solution allowed greater control that minimized shutdown when a water main ruptured.
Hydra-Stop Launches Insertion Valve for 20-24” Pipes
Hydra-Stop, the global leader for the manufacturing of insertion valves and line stop fittings for water and wastewater distribution systems, officially announced the launch of the Insta-Valve 20-24 insertion valve today, after a prelaunch unveiling at AWWA’s ACE19 in June.
Insertion Valves Eliminate System Shutdown
Winchester Municipal Utilities (WMU) faced challenges regarding two separate sections of town. The lines required maintenance due to old inoperable inline valves that needed to be replaced. The challenge - replacing these valves using a procedure that eliminated the shutdown of the water lines that service hundreds of homes and businesses.
Insta-Valve 250 Patriot Works Under Pressure
Buchanan County had a project which required repairs to a pumping station that boosts the pressure high enough to get water to a tank at the top of a mountain. The line pressure needed to accomplish this is 250 psi. After considering options, Buchanan County selected the Hydra-Stop Insta-Valve 250 Patriot. Read the full project profile to learn more.
The Financial And Health Benefits Of Valve Insertion With Insta-Valve
Whether it’s a planned or emergency shutdown, utilizing valve insertion can benefit a water utility. This permanent asset provides a safe, efficient method for valve insertion that can save an average of 40%.
How To Install The Insta-Valve 20-24
The Insta-Valve 20-24 is a permanent asset designed to provide decades of trouble-free operation, and can be capitalized and depreciated over time, much like a traditional gate valve. The Insta-Valve 20-24 is installed under pressure, without the need to mill or remove a section of pipe. With one-day installation, the Insta-Valve 20-24 is the smart, economical investment to help you eliminate shutdown and reduce the cost of system maintenance and repair by up to 30%.
Bevel Gearbox Actuator for Insta-Valve
Ideal for shallow bury applications, the Bevel Gearbox Actuator allows for horizontal valve installation for 4-12" Insta-Valve 250 insertion valves.
Linestops With The HSF250 Fitting And The Hydra-Stopper
Short animation showing the use of the HSF250 fitting and the Hydra-Stopper for linestops.
A Permanent, Insertable Valve That Installs Without Shutdown Or Service Interruption
Simplify distribution maintenance using the Insta-Valve 250 Patriot insertion valve from Hydra-Stop.