Check Valves News

  • ProFlex™ Styles 711/731 – Flanged/Slip-On Slope Bottom Check Valves

    The Proco Style 711/731 ProFlex™ check valves are engineered for installation on pre-existing pipe lines such as manholes, outfalls and vaults where the outfall invert of the pipe is close to the floor of the manhole or outfall. When a new installation is being designed, the 711731 valves can ben engineered into the pipe layout with little concern for outfall clearance due to its “low ...


    By Proco Products, Inc.

  • Don’t Just Replace a Check Valve, Upgrade It!

    Just over 300 miles northwest of Santa Monica, CA, where the world’s first marine outfall was installed in 1910, check valves are being re-designed and engineered for outfalls all over the world. Outfalls – which are essentially discharge points of a waste stream into rivers, drains, sewers, or other bodies of water – are located in thousands of places across the planet. Many of ...


    By Proco Products, Inc.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Product Announcement – Grace (Alltech) Pumps

    As you may know, W.R. Grace has recently announced the discontinuation of their Alltech division. Many customers rely on Alltech for a wide variety of HPLC products, including precision pumps. We are happy to inform you that Scientific Systems, Inc. (SSI) can offer equivalent pumps immediately for all of your chromatography needs. Use the table below to cross reference your current Alltech pump. ...

  • Webtool™ HP690 nominated for Subsea UK Innovation for Safety Award

    Allspeeds Ltd, designers and manufacturers of the Webtool™ range, have nominated the Webtool™ HP690 intensifier panel for the Subsea UK Innovation for Safety Award. Our HP690 addresses the main safety concerns that were being expressed with regards to the use of high pressure hydraulics and ROV hydraulic intensifier panels. Allspeeds identified the main safety issue was standard ...


    By Allspeeds Ltd

  • Smart Products builds custom valves as critical safety component for SealGuard II

    MORGAN HILL, Calif. – A 300 degree, sticky glue-type substance exploding in your face is not an ideal day on the job. The result would be third or fourth degree burn, numerous surgeries, skin grafting, medical bills, etc. However, this scenario is a serious potential risk for underground utility workers – until ...


    By Smart Products USA, Inc.

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