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Getting the Lead Out of Drinking Water - Federal Regulations and How NCT Can Help 

Lead in drinking water is a serious public health issue that’s been in the news in the United States over the last couple decades. Probably the best-known example of lead-contaminated water’s ill effects is [...]

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The Fire Hydrant Flags, Markers, & Tools You Need from New Concept Tools

Marking and maintaining fire hydrants is an important job. Having the right hydrant markers can mean the difference between easily spotted, fully functional hydrants - and an unfortunate meeting of a hydrant [...]

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Waterworks Valve & Curb Key Options From New Concept Tools

Waterworks utility crews frequently need to access, clean, and work on service valve and curb boxes in the field. This requires multiple tools including cleaners, valve keys and wrenches to work with different [...]

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Waterworks Crews Need NCT's Cable Grab for Trenchless Line Replacement

Trenchless service line replacement is an innovation that enables waterworks utilities to get more done - working faster, smarter, and with less property disruption. New Concept Tools is the premier [...]

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Seasonal Changes: Time to Add Service Box Extensions for Fall

With fall's crisp air nipping at our noses, it's time to start wrapping up all of those summer paving and improvement projects. But if these projects have left your service boxes further underground than [...]

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Why you Should Have High-Quality Gate Valve Wrenches for the Worksite

When you're in the waterworks industry, it's important that you have high-quality tools to get the job done. Unfortunately, though you'd think something as simple as a gate valve wrench would be simple, this [...]

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How to Use the High-Security Locking Device and Removal Tool

When water absolutely must be left on or shut off for one reason or another, it’s imperative that the valve remains in that position, but what can you do to make sure it remains so? Whether it’s a government [...]

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Get New Supply Lines in Fast with the Plastic Pipe Splitter Tool

When you're replacing old supply lines, the process can seem to drag on forever. But if those old supply lines are plastic pipe, you may have options that make it easier than ever to get those old lines out of [...]

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What's the Difference Between the Two Service Line Puller Kits?

At New Concept Tools, we get a lot of questions about our Service Line Puller Kits. However, the most common question we receive is whether the kits are interchangeable. Because service lines tend to be [...]

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Why Using a Solid Hydrant Setter Makes Better Sense on the Job

When you're installing a hydrant, you're not only dealing with a heavy fixture, but also one that is expensive and dangerous if not handled correctly. Despite this risk, countless water utility crews are put [...]

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