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How to Use a Hydrant Setter for Improved Safety and Performance

Hydrants can be a significant part of your water utility's overall assets. They're also heavy, bulky and difficult to place correctly without a lot of trouble. Because they can involve trench work, it can [...]

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Preparing Your Hydrants the Right Way With Hydrant Markers

How easy is it for your fire department to find hydrants when they're needed most, with a house on fire in the background? Though there are any number of simple products available on the market, will they [...]

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Installation Process for Hydrant Spring Flags and Universal Flags

Storms can be rough on your hydrants. Whether it's snow that causes a plow truck to plow through your hydrant or flooding from the torrential rain that makes a construction worker in a 4x4 run over it, the [...]

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NCT’s Service Line Puller Kit and RedHed's 100% Lead-Free Brass

A lot of water utilities have begun to lay new water service lines and replace aging lead in their systems in response to the Flint water crisis. But replacing service lines can create a lot of work while [...]

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The Different Tools Available in the Service Line Puller Kit

When you work in water utilities, your efficiency is only as good as the tools you use. At New Concept Tools, our focus is on developing the best possible tools and solutions for your water utility's needs. [...]

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Trenchless Water Line Replacement with the Service Line Puller Kit

Whether you're an emergency contractor or water utility, pulling service lines can be an expensive and time-consuming proposition. You need to dig up the old line, run new line, then re-fill and repair the [...]

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Fix Out-of-Round Tubing with our Combo Flare & Rerounding Tool

When your crew is out in the field, running into out-of-round copper tubing can cause serious delays in getting the job done. Occasionally, they may run into an older fitting that still requires a flared [...]

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Stay on Top of Winter Main Breaks With Our Repair Clamp Tool Kit

Though we're mostly past the worst of winter this time of the year, it's still the season to be prepared for water main breaks. With the changes in temperature and the freeze-thaw cycles that occur this [...]

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Finding the Right Gate Valve Tools for Your Water Utility

Tools. When you work in the water utility industry, you know that your crew's efficiency is only as good as the tools they have available for use. Unfortunately, it's easy to get sucked into using what's [...]

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When Should You Use a Deep Well Socket Set for Your Water Utility?

Have you ever had issues with tightening nuts on long bolts or studs that are used on fittings? If you have, you're not alone. When you have a fitting that has a wide range of adjustment, it often has a [...]

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