flow control sluice gate News

  • 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

  • River weir upgrade demonstrates Rotork’s extended scope capabilities

    A recent UK Environment Agency river management scheme has demonstrated the ability of a Rotork Site Services extended scope contract to provide project management and organise all the mechanical, electrical and civil engineering work required to complete the project. A major benefit for the customer is the simplified contractual route that the extended scope contract enables by reducing the ...

    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

  • Rexnord annouces agreement to acquire Fontaine-Alliance Inc.

    Rexnord LLC announced today that Zurn Industries, LLC, is wholly owned water management subsidiary, ("Zurn"), entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the stock of Fontaine-Alliance Inc. and affiliates (Fontaine) for a cash purchase price of $30 million Canadian dollars (CAD) (including the assumption of debt). The acquisition is expected to close in the first calendar quarter of 2009. ...


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