WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PUMPS & VALVES WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES

Two Tennessee Water Utilities Discover ALPHA™ Joint Makes Installations Faster, More Efficient
Two Tennessee Water Utilities Discover ALPHA™ Joint Makes Installations Faster, More Efficient

From Nevada to South Dakota and now Tennessee, cities across the U.S. are installing the AMERICAN Flow Control® ALPHA restrained joint, because it saves labor, time and money. Introduced almost a year ago, ALPHA is used on AMERICAN’s Series 2500 4- to 12-inch Resilient Wedge Gate Valves and American-Darling and Waterous fire hydrants.

  • Insta-Valve 250 Patriot Works Under Pressure
    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.

  • Mixing It Up In Michigan
    Mixing It Up In Michigan

    The Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority (YCUA) employs a total of 30 mixers in its aeration tanks as part of an anoxic nutrient removal process, and the mixers were failing. The mixers were old, inefficient, and starting to fail, so YCUA elected to replace them with Flygt 4320 mixers. Read the full case study to learn how the potential energy savings for YCUA could easily approach $1 million over a decade.

  • Using AMERICAN Products, Champlain, NY, Prepares For Business Boom Near US/Canadian Border
    Using AMERICAN Products, Champlain, NY, Prepares For Business Boom Near US/Canadian Border

    A key driver of economic development is the availability of water and wastewater services. For the Town and Village of Champlain, NY, this is no exception. To capitalize on the region’s economic potential and make more land available for new businesses, the Town and Village of Champlain are working together on the Shared Water Project, a major water system upgrade that includes installing 44,000 feet of AMERICAN ductile iron pipe.

  • No Compromise On Reliability: A WWTP Turns On A Dime
    No Compromise On Reliability: A WWTP Turns On A Dime

    Once discovering its main pump station was at risk, a critical Canadian wastewater treatment plant quickly set up a large bypass pumping system to allow the replacement of pump motors.

  • A Guide To Eliminating Pipe Breaks
    A Guide To Eliminating Pipe Breaks

    Call it what you want, but a busted pipe spells nothing but T-R-O-U-B-L-E.

  • AMERICAN Zinc, V-Bio Protect Iron Pipe Against Aggressive Soils In Bismarck, North Dakota
    AMERICAN Zinc, V-Bio Protect Iron Pipe Against Aggressive Soils In Bismarck, North Dakota

    More than 6,800 cubic yards of structural concrete are being used in the construction of a new Trickling Filter and Trickling Filter Pump Station in Bismarck, North Dakota. These structures are being built well below the area’s water table, and the more than 6,800 cubic yards of concrete will protect them against the effects of Mother Nature.

  • Flygt Pumps Handle Too Much Of A Good Thing
    Flygt Pumps Handle Too Much Of A Good Thing

    In Iowa, where agriculture is a critical component of the state’s economy, rain is good for crops, but too much rain is not good for anyone. In 2008 the Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority (WRA) retained consulting engineer HDR to provide planning, permitting, design, construction, and start-up services for a high-rate CSO treatment facility called the Combined Sewer Solids Separation Facility or CSSSF.

  • Flygt Helps Town Go From Rags To Riches
    Flygt Helps Town Go From Rags To Riches

    The hassles of pump ragging lead a South Carolina Public Service District to change out problematic pumps for Flygt N3171 submersibles.

  • Major Lock Expansion In Belgium
    Major Lock Expansion In Belgium

    Located on the Belgium-Netherlands’ border, the Lanaye Locks link the Albert and Juliana Canals, the latter of which is a side canal of the River Meuse. The three locks are a vital route between Northern and Southern Europe and have operated alongside each other since 1964 but, as two of these are too narrow to accommodate even smaller convoy, the larger lock had over time become a serious bottle neck for canal traffic.

  • AMERICAN Flow Control Answers The Call
    AMERICAN Flow Control Answers The Call

    In late March 2016, an estimated 60-foot wide by 35-foot deep sinkhole developed in Tarpon Springs, Florida, leading to the evacuation of several homes. The sinkhole engulfed part of a nearby road and damaged two sewer lines and a water line.

Submersible Pumps Help With Flood Control
Submersible Pumps Help With Flood Control

Sims Bayou begins near Missouri City, TX, and meanders northeast until it reaches Buffalo Bayou.

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WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PUMPS AND VALVES PRODUCTS

Singer™ Model 106 / 206 PGM-2PR-630-SM Pressure Management Valve With Integral Backup Singer™ Model 106 / 206 PGM-2PR-630-SM Pressure Management Valve With Integral Backup

A simple valve package that saves both water and money, the Model 106 / 206 PGM-2PR-630-SM is an extension of the 2PR-630 pressure management valve with safety back-up.

Alignment Gauge Kits Allow for Textbook Valve Cartridge Insertion Alignment Gauge Kits Allow for Textbook Valve Cartridge Insertion

The Hydra-Stop 4” – 8” and 10” – 12” Alignment Gauge Kits allow Hydra-Stop Insta-Valve equipment owners increased crew safety and productivity by simplifying the valve cartridge alignment process.  In three steps – align the cartridge, set the depth, and lock the cartridge in place – users can swiftly setup for final cartridge insertion.  No guessing or measuring required.  Reliable and repeatable valve insertions every time. 

4-12 Inch Insta-Valve 250 Patriot Insertion Valve 4-12 Inch Insta-Valve 250 Patriot Insertion Valve

The Insta-Valve 250 Patriot insertion valve provides an immediate control point in distribution systems, without using a system-wide shut down.  Installed under pressure, up to 250 psi, the Insta-Valve 250 Patriot increases operator safety, limits environmental impact, and saves up to 100% of the costs related to system shutdown.

Hydra-Q.I.K – Quick Install Kit Hydra-Q.I.K – Quick Install Kit

Designed exclusively for Hydra-Stop Insta-Valve Installation Equipment.

Hydra-Core Pipe Wall Sampling Kit Hydra-Core Pipe Wall Sampling Kit

Confirm inner pipe diameter in minutes.

HSF 250 Patriot Series Line Stop Fitting HSF 250 Patriot Series Line Stop Fitting

The re-designed 4-12 inch Hydra-Stop HSF 250 Patriot 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.

16" IVP 250 Insertion Valve 16" IVP 250 Insertion Valve

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

Hydra-Stop 10 and 12 inch Insta-Valve 250 Insertion Valves Hydra-Stop 10 and 12 inch Insta-Valve 250 Insertion Valves

Hydra-Stop adds to the Insta-Valve 250 Patriot Family.

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WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PUMPS AND VALVES PODCASTS

Preventing Backflow Preventing Backflow

There are lots of applications in the water and wastewater industry that need backflow prevention. Stormwater drainage systems are a perfect example.  As Mike Duer, Chief Engineer with Red Valve Company explains in this Water Online Radio interview, “water will backflow through the drainage pipe at high tide, come up through the inlets and cause flooding.”

Valve Design Cuts Energy Costs Valve Design Cuts Energy Costs

Realizing energy savings with blowers is a big deal in the wastewater industry right now as utilities try to reign in their energy costs. As Paul Nelson, North American Sales Manager for Egger Turo Pumps points out, the next focus area is going to be energy savings with pumps and valves.

Open And Shut Case: A Comparison Of Actuators Open And Shut Case: A Comparison Of Actuators

Neil Meredith, Midwest regional manager with Kinetrol USA, talks to Water Online Radio about pneumatic vane actuators – specifically, what sets the good ones apart.

MetroH20: Education For The Industry MetroH20: Education For The Industry

Singer Valve manufactures automatic control valves for municipal water systems — everything from pressure reducing, pressure relief, anywhere where you’d need to control the water running through the line.

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WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PUMPS AND VALVES VIDEOS

Dependability We Need Dependability We Need

With 53 lift stations, the City of Huntsville, Alabama needs dependable equipment and suppliers. Sulzer’s submersible pumps have consistently given them the reliable day-to-day performance and the blockage protection they need.

Linestops With The HSF250 Fitting And The Hydra-Stopper Linestops With The HSF250 Fitting And The Hydra-Stopper

Short animation showing the use of the HSF250 fitting and the Hydra-Stopper for linestops.

Distribution Maintenance Using The IV 250 Insertion Valve Distribution Maintenance Using The IV 250 Insertion Valve

Simplify distribution maintenance using the Insta-Valve 250 Patriot insertion valve from Hydra-Stop.

How To Optimize Your Pump Station Design How To Optimize Your Pump Station Design

Pump station design is the key to great performance and cost efficient constructions. Our experts explain their view on design and how they work to create the best value for customers by reducing footprint and investment costs.

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