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  • AWWA announces new edition of air valves manual

    The American Water Works Association has released the second edition of M51 Air Valves: Air-Release, Air/Vacuum & Combination. Choosing and installing the correct air valve is critical to all liquid piping systems. The effects of air and vacuum pockets present in a system can have an undesirable impact on a pump, meter and control valve operation and can create pipeline breaks and collapses. ...

  • AWWA 2011 best paper award

    The Engineering and Construction Division of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) is to award MWH Soft president and chief operating officer Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., Hon.D.WRE, F. ASCE, the Division Best Paper Award at the AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE) 2011 World’s Water Event. The event will be held in Washington, D.C., 12th to 16th June. Dr. Boulos wrote the ...


  • AWWA announces Best in Advertising award winners

    The American Water Works Association has announced its 2016 Best in Advertising award winners. Recipients will be recognized for their achievements at a private reception at AWWA’s ...

  • AWWA announces ACE11 registration is now open

    Registration is now open for the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) 2011Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE11), to be held June 12-16, in Washington, DC. The world’s water community will gather at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to explore ...

  • AWWA announces new manual on power actuators

    The American Water Works Association has released its newest manual – M66 Cylinder and Vane Actuators and Controls – Design and Installation. M66 provides valuable information on the design and installation of hydraulic and pneumatic power actuators. Power actuators are a fundamental part of water and wastewater systems and are rising in ...

  • AWWA announces `Best in Advertising` award winners

    The American Water Works Association has announced this year’s “Best in Advertising” award winners. The award winners of “Best in Journal – American Water Works Association” are Xylem, Inc. receiving a Gold Award, American Flow Control receiving a Silver Award and Aclara receiving a Bronze Award. The ...

  • AWWA announces registration for ACE13 is now open

    The American Water Works Association announced today that registration is now open for the 2013 Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE13) to be held June 9 – 13 in Denver, Colorado. The conference will feature seven in-depth, interactive workshops, 16 professional tracks and more than 550 presentations, plus an exhibit hall full of innovative products and ...

  • AWWA adds distribution guides to revamped WSO series

    The American Water Works Association recently released two additional books to its relaunched Water System Operations (WSO) series with fully revamped versions of Water Distribution, ...

  • AWWA announces ACE12 registration is now open

    Registration is now open for the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) 2012 Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE12), to be held June 10-14, in Dallas, Texas. The global water community will gather at the Dallas Convention Center to explore the future of safe ...

  • “Best in Advertising” awards to be presented at Customer Reception at AWWA’s Conference & Exposition

    The six winners who have been awarded as “Best in Advertising” will be recognized at this year’s Customer Reception on June 10, as part of the American Water Work Association’s Annual Conference & Exposition in Denver. The award winners of “Best in Journal – American Water Works Association” are ...

  • AWWA releases four new publications for water operators and utility managers

    The American Water Works Association recently announced the release of four new and updated publications: M44 Distribution Valves: Selection, Installation, Field Testing, and Maintenance, Third Edition; M53 Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Membranes for Drinking Water, Second Edition; Energy Management for Water Utilities; and Advanced Oxidation ...

  • Rotork Gears offers specialised bevel gearbox for AWWA applications

    Rotork Gears has introduced the IB AWWA series of bevel gearboxes, designed specifically for the manual operation of AWWA standard C560 cast iron and C561 fabricated stainless steel gate valves. The AWWA (American Water Works Association) is responsible for setting standards on the design, performance and manufacturing of valves and associated equipment. With over 50,000 members, it ...


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  • Rotork Gears offers specialised bevel gearbox for AWWA applications

    Rotork Gears has introduced the IB AWWA series of bevel gearboxes, designed specifically for the manual operation of AWWA standard C560 cast iron and C561 fabricated stainless steel gate valves. The AWWA (American Water Works Association) is responsible for setting standards on the design, performance and manufacturing of valves and associated equipment. With over 50,000 members, it is the ...


    By Rotork

  • Large Diameter Leak Detection by ADS Environmental Services Live Demonstrations at AWWA/ACE ‘08 Booth # 1849

    The Department of Watershed Management for the City of Atlanta has authorized the Pitometer Group of ADS Environmental Services to conduct demonstrations of its Large Diameter Leak Detection Services. These demonstrations will be held throughout the day on Tuesday, June 10th at the ADS booth #1849.  ADS specializes in leak detection services for large water transmission mains and ...

  • Three-turns-per-inch valve insertion by Hydra-Stop

    Hydra-Stop, a division of ADS LLC, today announces that the award winning Insta-Valve® Plus has been redesigned, based on customer requests, to open and close at three turns per inch. This new feature is now provided as standard in the 4” to 12” Insta-Valve Plus. Also available is the 16” Insta-Valve Plus and sizes smaller than 4” upon request. “We have installed ...


  • Singer Valve Inc. adds two new sales reps to its team

    Singer Valve, a leading manufacturer of control valves has added Carlos Garcia and Clinton Smith as Account Sales Managers to its international sales team “We are very fortunate to be adding such qualified candidates to our sales team and thereby adding another layer of support and service to our reps and distributors” said Jody Malo International Sales Manager for Singer Valve. Mr. ...


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  • Rotork’s big valve gearboxes assist the supply of fresh water to Shanghai

    Valve gearboxes manufactured by Rotork Gears have been supplied for the operation of giant butterfly valves in a 17 billion Renminbi (RMB) project designed to increase, improve and secure the future supply of fresh water to the city of Shanghai. The Qingcaosha raw water project will provide a daily supply of over seven million cubic metres (tonnes) of clean water through a network of huge ...


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  • Drinking Water Week highlights real and lasting value of water systems

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) joins water professionals across North America in highlighting the importance of investing in water infrastructure. “As we continue to make our way back from this recession, many of us are more closely evaluating the things that are most essential to our daily lives,” says AWWA Executive Director David ...

  • ACE12 super-saver registration rates expire March 16

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today that the deadline for early registration for the 2012 Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE12) is this Friday, March 16. Individuals are encouraged to register early for the conference and save up to $200 in registration ...

  • K-Tork retrofit assists environmental recycling

    K-Tork International has successfully completed a $1.9M retrofit contract for the supply and installation of valve actuators at the Las Vegas Water & Pollution Control facility. In a desert area that barely sees 4” of rainfall per year, the use of reclaimed water for irrigation and other non-potable uses is on the increase. Treating and delivering recycled water saves the cost of ...


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