1. New AMERICAN Flow Control IP16 Indicator Post Is User Friendly And Saves Customers Time And Money

    Earlier this year, AMERICAN Flow Control introduced its new IP16 indicator post with key features designed to save customers and installers time and money.

  2. Specification Rubber Celebrates 50 Years Of Service To Employees, Customers And Community

    In 1968, in the small, then rural town of Alabaster, Alabama, Specification Rubber Products celebrated the opening of an 18,000-square-foot facility to produce rubber gaskets for nearby cast iron pipe companies.

  3. Have A Question Related To Valves Or Hydrants? Ask An Expert

    Did you know AMERICAN Flow Control’s industry experts are ready and waiting to field your technical questions? For example, what are the advantages of using AMERICAN’s Series 2500 with ALPHA restrained joint ends versus a valve with mechanical joint ends? Why do so many utilities prefer gate valves over butterfly valves? For owners, engineers and contractors, these and even more complex valve- and hydrant-related questions come up every day, but now answers can be found with a single email to an AMERICAN Flow Control expert.

  4. AMERICAN Celebrates The Values Of Water For ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’

    How did you use water today? To brush your teeth? To take a shower? To make your morning cup of coffee? We just turn on the tap, and there it is. But, it’s not that simple. Water is delivered to us in a network of pipelines that was installed decades ago, and these pipelines are nearing the end of their service life.

  5. AMERICAN’s Earthquake Joint System Passes The Test

    AMERICAN’s Earthquake Joint System, introduced in 2015, has been put to the test and shown to withstand ground ruptures in excess of those experienced during some of the world’s most catastrophic earthquakes.

  6. From Four Hours To 45 Minutes: Las Vegas Valley Water District Saves Time And Money With ALPHA

    Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD), which serves more than one million customers in southern Nevada, completed its first pilot installation of the AMERICAN Flow Control Series 2500 Resilient Wedge Gate Valve with ALPHA restrained joint ends in April 2017. LVVWD Engineer Kenya Henderson said, “We were impressed with how quick and easy it was to install the gate valve with ALPHA ends.”

  7. Growth Boom In Cumberland: AMERICAN Pipe, Valves Installed In Cobb County’s Biggest Pipeline Upgrade In Decades

    Cobb County, Georgia’s Cumberland area has changed dramatically over the last 30 years. What used to be a predominantly suburban office market is now a community with desirable housing, abundant entertainment, a booming business climate and the new home to the Atlanta Braves.

  8. Phase I Of Louisville Water Company Project Nears Completion With Successful Install Of AMERICAN Spiral-Welded Steel Pipe

    Louisville Water Company, the utility for Louisville, Kentucky, has announced that Phase I of the Eastern Parkway Project to install 2.2 miles of 42-inch AMERICAN spiral-welded steel pipe is nearing completion.

  9. Restrepo Appointed To U.S. Trade Advisory Committee

    Gabriel Restrepo, area manager of Latin America Sales with ACIPCO International, a division of AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company, was recently appointed to the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration.

  10. Scott Named Chair Of AWWA C515 Subcommittee

    AMERICAN Flow Control Marketing and Technical Manager Derek Scott was named chair of the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) C515 subcommittee, which develops and publishes ANSI/AWWA C515, the Standard on Reduced-wall, Resilient-seated Gates Valves for Water Supply Service. Scott replaces Tom Mettler, director of Engineering for Waterous Company, as chairman.