backflow News

  • Check valves protect Brisbane central district from floods

    Flood prevention in Brisbane, Australia, is paramount to a sense of security for those living in close proximity to the Brisbane River. Kerry Olsson of Wapro AB reports why the Brisbane city council chose WaStop check valves to prevent the reoccurrence of devastating and costly flooding in its central business district after trials, tests, and analysis. Situated inside a bend of the Brisbane ...


    By Wapro AB

  • CA-NV AWWA Launches New Training Center, Educates Water Professionals

    After many months of hard work and negotiation, the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) is pleased to announce the opening of its new educational center in West Sacramento. Located directly off the I-80 freeway, this new facility will provide drinking water professionals additional opportunities for CA-NV AWWA education and training that had been less ...

  • Watts Water Technologies, Inc. Announces Sale of Flomatic Corporation to Boshart Industries, Inc.

    Watts Water Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has completed the sale of all of the outstanding shares of its subsidiary, Flomatic Corporation, to Boshart Industries Inc. in a cash transaction. The sale excludes the backflow product line of Flomatic, which has been retained by Watts Water. Watts Water acquired Flomatic as part of its acquisition of Danfoss Socla S.A.S. and certain related ...


    By Watts Water Technologies

  • New Mold Cleaner Added to Product Line - Sporicidin® Enzyme Mold Cleaner

    American Air & Water, Inc. added Sporicidin® Enzyme Mold Cleaner concentrate to its line of indoor environmental improvement products. The mold remediation professionals and end users who tested the product are returning excellent feedback for the new mold cleaner. The Enzyme Mold Cleaner (ENZ-3212) is a very effective enzyme combination of protease (to remove protein), amylase (to remove ...


    By American Air & Water, Inc.

  • Verderflex OEM Pump chosen for methadone dosing

    For several years a supervised methadone dosing service has been available to recovering drug addicts. Available in pharmacies, rehabilitation centres and prisons, this allows the patient to receive his or her prescribed daily medication as a single dose taken in the presence of a pharmacist, therapist or prison officer. However, although this method has proved highly successful, dispensing ...

  • Check valves protect Florida freshwater ecosystems

    Marsh Landing, a residential community in northeast Florida, relies on Wapro check valves to prevent the Intracoastal Waterway’s brackish water from flooding and damaging freshwater ecosystems within stormwater retention ponds. Marsh Landing, an elegant residential community in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, United States, uniquely integrates natural beauty and luxurious housing through ...


    By Wapro AB

  • VALVE WORLD 2016 — Germany International Valve Exhibition

    Name: VALVE WORLD2016 — Germany International Valve Exhibition. Date: Nov. 28th to Dec. 1st, 2016. Address: Dusseldorf, Germany. Venue: Dusseldorf International Exhibition Center. Introduction of Exhibition: VALVE WORLD is the only worldwide professional valve exhibition held by Dutch ...


    By Derbo Steel Pipe Co., Ltd.

  • ADS Introduces Hydra-Stop Products and Services

    Modular, Flexible Pipe Maintenance Equipment Huntsville, AL (August 31, 2006) ADS® LLC, formerly ADS Corporation, introduces Hydra-Stop® products and contract services for line stopping, valve insertion and line tapping (pipe tapping). Hydra-Stop, recently acquired by ADS, is the world’s only manufacturer of a completely modular set of pipe maintenance equipment designed to stop boil orders, ...

  • Peristaltics neutralise the pH problem at Buckton Castle Water Treatment Works

    The viscous lime slurry used to maintain a neutral pH during the water treatment process was causing frequent blockages in the diaphragm pumps used by Buckton Castle WTW. However, the installation of two peristaltic hose pumps supplied by Watson-Marlow Bredel has overcome this problem, substantially reducing both the time and cost of maintenance required. Buckton Castle Water Treatment Works ...

  • US Energy Department Fined $500,000 for Hanford Radioactive Spill

    The Washington State Department of Ecology has issued a $500,000 penalty against the US Department of Energy, DOE, for a release of radioactive hazardous tank waste to the soil at the Hanford Nuclear Site on the Columbia River in central Washington. The waste endangered workers and brought a halt to cleanup of the leaky underground single-shell tanks. The spill occurred on July 27, 2007, when ...

  • Peristaltics neutralise the pH problem at Buckton Castle Water Treatment Works

    The viscous lime slurry used to maintain a neutral pH during the water treatment process was causing frequent blockages in the diaphragm pumps used by Buckton Castle WTW. However, the installation of two peristaltic hose pumps supplied by Watson-Marlow Bredel has overcome this problem, substantially reducing both the time and cost of maintenance required. Buckton Castle Water Treatment Works ...

  • Chemical Systems Services' Backdraft Dampers Include Butterfly, Gravity and Blast Gate Types

    Chemical Systems Services, Inc. (CSSI) is introducing a standard line of PVC and CPVC duct dampers offered in butterfly, gravity, and blast gate ...


    By Marketwire

  • Peristaltic pumps the clear choice at Siltbusters

    Separating suspended solids from liquids before discharging to sewer or water course is a headache that construction companies have had to endure for a considerable period of time. Aggravating the problem further is when materials won’t settle quickly. To overcome this obstacle Monmouth-based Siltbuster Ltd has standardised on innovative 500 and 600series peristaltic pump technology from ...

  • Zurn Industries Celebrates World Plumbing Day

    On March 11, as members of plumbing organizations across the world join together to recognize World Plumbing Day and to promote the vital role the plumbing ...


    By PRWeb

  • Peristaltic Technology Offers Benefits Over Rotor and Stator Pumps at Bamford WTW

    Process Engineers at a Severn water treatment works (WTW) are benefiting from accurate chemical dosing, reduced maintenance and reliable operation thanks to the replacement of rotor and stator pumps with peristaltic technology. The peristaltic pumps, supplied by specialists, Watson-Marlow Bredel were installed at Bamford Water Treatment Works as part of a project to optimise performance at the ...

  • Making the right pump purchase decision for lube oil manufacturers

    Lube oil manufacturing plants are being built or expanded around the world to cope with increasing demand – most of which originates in Asia. Perhaps not surprisingly, China is projected to win the top spot from the USA in lubricant consumption within 6-7 years. And in India, the third-largest market in the world, annual demand has recently topped 2 billion liters. In both countries, demand ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Innovyze releases QualWatch Generation V1.5, raising the bar for drinking water contamination early warning and management systems

    Redrawing the boundaries of smart water network innovation for infrastructure security, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of the V1.5 Generation of QualWatch. This revolutionary early warning network monitoring and water ...


    By Innovyze

  • Peristaltic Pumps - A lot more than just heavy duty

    By design, the peristaltic pump is ideal for the dependable handling of abrasive, corrosive, viscous, high density and high solid content fluids. It thrives in those applications where other types of pump fail. Water and waste water industries, mining and chemical processing are all prime markets for this workhorse. But being equal to the tough demands of these applications is far from its only ...

  • Innovyze launches educational product webinar series

    Beginning in September Innovyze is offering free educational webinars. The 14 part technical series runs through March 2014. Users and prospective users of Innovyze software can register for one or all of the events. Each webinar will last approximately one hour and is hosted live by an Innovyze engineer and will include: Technical Overview Product Features and Benefits ...


    By Innovyze

  • Smart meters and AMR technology in Mexico

    Direccion de Agua Potable, Alcantarillado y Saneamiento de Ciudad Valles, Mexico (DAPA), is upgrading its current Elster water metering base with Elster's V-110 volumetric smart meters, as well as Elster's CoronisWaveflow and Waveport smart metering solutions with automatic meter reading (AMR) capabilities. DAPA is a water and ...

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