Check Valves 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

  • Spring start-up tips for your unit

    Now that spring has sprung, it's time to prepare for the cooling season to ensure you have optimum performance, reduced operating costs, no unscheduled equipment down time and no costly or aggravating emergency repairs. Check out these spring start-up ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • WaStop successfully installed in Kristinestad, Finland

    Kristinestad in Finland suffered significant flood damage at high tides in a river during the fall of 2013 and the spring of 2014. During this time, around eighty buildings were water damaged due to flooding. The damages amounted to about 1.5-2 million euro. To avoid back flow from the river at high tide, WaStop check valve was installed in the drainage pipes leading out from the ...


    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

  • New Valve Technical Handbook Provides Valuable Resource for GF Piping Customers

    Piping Systems (GF) has introduced a comprehensive 200-page, Valve Technical Handbook that provides a valuable new resource for customers seeking detailed valve information in an all inclusive document.  Over 20 manual valves and 22 actuated valves in a variety of styles are covered.  These include ball, 3-way-ball, diaphragm, butterfly, check and angle seat valves, as well as ...


    By Georg Fischer AG

  • 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

  • DN600 WaStop protects from flooding in Depew, New York

    Flooding occurred regularly at the pubic works (water and sewer) yard where offices, public works trucks and snow plows are located. An old underground valve vault in the compound flooded every year in the spring snow melt. The vault drained into the creek and was protected with an Iron flap valve. The flap valve always seized partly open rendering if useless for flood protection. The operators ...


    By Wapro AB

  • China Valves Market and International Valve Market

    China Valves market and international valve market have difference.   In the aspect of the overall valve market, the valve market is classified into Chinese valve market and international market.   1. Chinese valve market Chinese valve market is ...

  • WaStop aids in the prevention of outbreaks of E. coli in potable water

    On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 it was discovered that drinking water in Everöd, Southern Sweden seemed to be polluted. The municipality immediately warned recipients to boil drinking water. The probable cause was thought to be contaminated stormwater that had seeped into the water treatment plant in Everöd leading to contamination of the potable water. The afternoon of September 1 saw the ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Industrial Valves Market to witness 5.3% CAGR from 2016 to 2021

    Zion Research has published a new report titled “Industrial Valves Market by Type (Gate, Butterfly, Ball, Check, and Globe) Market for Oil & gas, Chemical, Power, Water & Wastewater and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2015 - 2021.” According to the report, the global  ...


  • Five Large Wastop Protect Osijek, Croatia

    The Drava River is one of the five largest tributaries of the Danube River, and flows through five different countries to its mouth downstream of Osijek. The Drava’s main tributary is the Mura River, and the two meet in Croatia to form a unique natural river mouth.  The river has a history of flooding and causing extensive damage to the surrounding towns and farms.  In an effort ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Xinhai Valve website redesigned by Jeasin Marketing

    Xinhai Valve New Website has been active since September 5th, 2013. The website was redesigned by professional technicians from the long-term business partner Jeasin Marketing Company, which is specialized in website design and SEO,SEM & SNS services.   The terser, more reasonable, more interactive design of the pages renders the customers have a pleasant mood when looking through our ...

  • T-T’s New How To Area Makes Using Our Products Easy

    Picture the scenario. You open the box to see your shiny new pump. You’re ready to go, until it dawns on you that you’re yet to tackle the 57-page manual before even thinking of operating the equipment. As vital as manuals are, sometimes you just need the basic ‘How Tos’ and unfortunately there is a lot of excess information required within technical documentation that can ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Hydro Excavator Low Profile Series Demonstration (Video)

    “Vac-Tron’s Low profile series has quickly become a much needed hydro excavator on jobsites around the country.  The LP series is Vac-Tron’s number one acquired hydro excavator by companies and municipalities and will be the most used piece of equipment in your fleet.” LP Series Vacuum Excavator There are many different models ...


    By Vac-Tron Equipment

  • WaStop installation 15 years on …

    Mönsterås in Sweden was one of the early WaStop Inline Check Valve installations. The issue faced was high sea levels during onshore winds.  This caused the sea water to be forced up into the stormwater system, leading to back flow into the sewer system through the emergency overflow pipes.  This in turn caused flooding in low lying houses upstream as well as surface flooding ...


    By Wapro AB

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Tractor Repair Assessment

    In his tractor repair assessment Chad discusses what’s first like hydraulics and the electrical system when a customer’s tractor comes into the shop. From the tractor repair assessment video. So when one of these ...


    By LeeAgra, Inc.

  • Innovative Scrubseal Vacuum Overflow Valves replace troublesome manometer seal legs and increase scrubber overflow reliability

    Bionomic Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of environmental control products, has introduced their new ScrubSeal Vacuum Overflow Valves - an innovative overflow and vacuum seal solution to replace troublesome manometer liquid seal legs on scrubber and vessel sumps. Designed to eliminate unreliable, cumbersome manometer piping and the worry of maintaining a liquid filled line, ScrubSeal ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

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