Backflow Prevention News

  • Best possible protection against floods in residential areas

    With focus on simple and innovative solutions, we at Wapro have prevented thousands of floods worldwide. Our products are put to the test daily with chemicals, temperature changes, debris and unforeseen events. Keeping common sense and simplicity as keywords throughout development, Wapro is able to provide effective solutions which can be installed in minutes. In a residential area in ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Protects homes from flooding

    We all know someone who has been affected by flooding. The unrest of knowing that water can flow into your home, destroying memories. We at Wapro understand that this causes distress. In the seaside town Rhyl in Wales, UK, studies have shown that the level of protection of the storm-hit coastal ...


    By Wapro AB

  • WaStop reduces flooding on Anna Maria Key and protects against environmental damage

    Anna Maria Key is a picturesque barrier island off the coast of western Florida, USA. Near Sarasota, it is the home of communities such as Anna Maria, Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach.  Anna Maria Key has become a popular destination for visitors all over the world because of the beautiful beaches. Unfortunately, tourism and development has led to the gradual depletion of the islands ...


    By Wapro AB

  • WaStop easily installed to prevent flooded roads in Carolina Beach, USA

    Carolina Beach is a seaside destination in North Carolina, USA, known for its colorful, vintage charm. Climate change affects sea side towns and properties dramatically.  In Carolina Beach the townspeople have dealt with flooded roads caused by high lunar tides for many years.  They were used to the blocked roads, wet pavements, grass killed off by salt water.  All an effect of ...


    By Wapro AB

  • WaBack installed to prevent flooding in apartment buildings

    In Enskede, a suburb in Sweden, a residential building with about 70 apartments have been built. The building will be linked to the municipality’s combined sewer system and because of the risk of overload, the risk of back flow also increases. To give these residents peace of mind even before an unpleasant event occurs, it was decided to install a DN200-600 WaBack non-return valve. Sewer ...


    By Wapro AB

  • WaStop Protects Beautiful Town Square in Rivergaro, Italy

    Rivergaro town square recently underwent renovation to give the townspeople a beautiful place to meet and enjoy the local fare. The river Trebbia runs close by the square, and has, throughout the course of history, caused numerous floods in the original town square.  During the design phase of the town square the local authorities in Rivergaro promised to develop a system to prevent that ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Markham Brook outfall protected with WaStop

    Difficult installation locations puts many off installing check valves. WaStop thrives in these conditions and rises to the challenge. At Markham Brook WaStop provided a bespoke flange for quick and easy installation ensuring low installation costs and 100% back flow protection. A 1200DN WaStop was designed by  with a specially shaped flange to fit the ‘snug shaped’ existing ...


    By Wapro AB

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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, ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you