flood control valve News

  • Rotork valve actuators at hub of automated flood alleviation scheme

    An extended scope contract performed by Rotork Site Services has successfully delivered full automation of a flood alleviation scheme protecting the historic town of Cardigan in West Wales. The project involved replacing unreliable actuators from another manufacturer, installing a PLC control cabinet and interfacing with the existing river level sensor and telemetry ...


    By Rotork

  • Flood-free Fens

    The pumping station designed by Atkins for the Middle Level Commissioners at Wiggenhall St Germans in Norfolk was formally opened on Wednesday 20 April 2011 by Lord James Russell. The £38M pumping station, which pumps the land drainage and flood flows from the middle level system into the tidal River Ouse, is the biggest facility of its kind in the UK with a capacity 40% greater than the ...


    By Atkins

  • Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Partners With URS and RIZZO to Provide Seismic, Flood, External Hazard Evaluation & PRA Services

    Curtiss-Wright Flow Control's business unit, Scientech, has reached an agreement with URS Corporation and with Paul C. Rizzo Associates, Inc. (RIZZO) to jointly provide seismic, flooding, other external hazard evaluation and Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) Services to the US commercial nuclear power market. These world-class organizations are working together to provide utilities with quality ...


    By Scientech, Inc.

  • Hydraulic Flow Control Valve for the Canal de Champfleury in Avignon /France

    ROMAG aquacare ag supplied not only the technical equipment and control for the flow control valve in the 7.0 m wide sewage channel, but also conducted the project planning. As part of a new overall concept for the drainage of the Agglomeration Grand Avignon, the treatment of the rain water from combined sewage had to be renovated after the new construction of the waste water treatment plant. ...


    By ROMAG aquacare ag

  • Automation scheme holds back the tide to improve flood protection

    The River Ritec flows towards Tenby, where it discharges via a 780 metre culvert/outfall system that passes beneath a railway embankment and sand dunes to discharge into the sea below typical low tide level. There is a history of flooding upstream of the culvert which imposes a restriction on the discharge of flows from the river catchment area during high river flow events. This is particularly ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork Site Services provide a simplified flood defence solution

    There are many good reasons for introducing a level of automation to river sluice gates which are old and manually operated. Sluice gates are vitally important for defending against flooding during periods of persistent rainfall, when swift and reliable operation can prevent serious disruption and damage to property. Alternatively, during periods of drought, sluice gates play an important role in ...


    By Rotork

  • 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

  • Safe operation of the Wupper Dam thanks to the VAG RIKO® Plunger Valve

    In the overall dam system of the River Wupper Water Association, the Wupper Dam is the last large dam located upstream of the city of Wuppertal. Since March 2009, a VAG RIKO® Plunger valve DN 900 has ensured the safe operation of the barrage and has thus put an end to many years of problems in the control of the water volumes.With a damming height of 30 metres and a retaining capacity of about ...

  • Rotork CVA delivers accurate pressure control for city’s water supply network

    Rotork’s innovative CVA electric control valve actuators are enabling the Sydney Water Corporation in Australia to control the pressure in the city’s water supply network with greatly increased response and accuracy. Water authorities need to control the supply pressure in their potable water pipeline networks throughout the day in response to user demand. Pipeline pressure also needs ...


    By Rotork

  • Hydro International adds maintenance services for stormwater control portfolio

    Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced plans to expand its service portfolio to offer maintenance contracts for its stormwater control implementations. Hydro has reached a deal to subcontract its stormwater maintenance support services to ...


    By Hydro International

  • $15 Billion Chinese Market for Filtration and Flow Control This Year

    With double-digit growth in power and wastewater treatment markets this year, sales of filtration and flow control hardware and consumables will exceed $15 billion this ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • VITENS chooses InfoWorks WS for Dutch water network control

    Wallingford, UK – 9 March 2005 – Wallingford Software, a leading developer of hydraulic modeling and network data management software for the worldwide water industry, has announced that VITENS, the biggest water supply company in The Netherlands, ...


    By Innovyze

  • Innovyze software training

    Innovyze has launched training offerings for its water and wastewater hydraulic and asset performance modelling software. Regularly scheduled training classes will be held in California and Colorado in the United States and in Wallingford, United Kingdom. Innovyze’s IACET-accredited courses cover the basic functionality of all ...

  • District heating is hot news for Rotork

    A problem in an adjacent area recently caused a remotely controlled underground valve chamber to be flooded with near-boiling water. Although the problem was quickly rectified, all the electric valve actuators installed in the chamber had been completely submerged in the water. Subsequent inspection revealed that the robust double-sealed design of the installed Rotork IQ actuators had protected ...


    By Rotork

  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • IWLive: real-time forecasting and operation

    MWH Soft has announced the second quarter 2011 release of IWLive for real-time water distribution hydraulic modeling, forecasting and SCADA integration. The release will give InfoWorks WS and InfoWater users worldwide the ability to move their hydraulic modelling and simulation applications from planning and design to operation and control. The product builds on MWH Soft's Floodworks product line ...

  • Innovyze announces comprehensive software training schedule

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today debuted new training offerings for its leading line of water and wastewater hydraulic and asset performance modeling software. Regularly scheduled training classes will be held in California and Colorado in the United States and in Wallingford, United Kingdom. The expanded offerings ...


    By Innovyze

  • Spring Furies Unleashed by La Niña (et. al.)

    After a long, cold winter, spring has finally arrived in the northern hemisphere. People who are not weather buffs tend to think of spring in terms that are gentle and sweet, like fluffy baby bunnies and daffodils nodding in a gentle shower. But when a weather buff thinks of spring, the images are likely to be a lot more ferocious -- like tornadoes, floods, hurricanes and thunderstorms. Spring, ...


    By Davis Instruments Corp.

  • Hydro International Signs New Distributorship Agreement in Midwest and South Regions

    Thompson Culvert Co. to Sell Hydro Stormwater Control Solutions in Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Kansas PORTLAND, Maine – Dec. 19, 2007 — Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced an agreement with Thompson ...


    By Hydro International

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