Search
Search

Get Your Water Utility Prepared for Storm Seasons with These Waterworks Tools

You've been in the water utility industry long enough to know the routine. As soon as storm season hits, everything goes crazy. Snowplows take out your hydrants. You're repairing a broken water main when [...]

Read more...

What are the Tools You Need for Hydrant Maintenance for Winter?

Hydrant maintenance: it's a term that will have even the most seasoned water utility worker sighing, ready for the task to be done. Many water utilities still rely on a range of old-fashioned, [...]

Read more...

How the Service Line Puller Kit Could Help With the New Jersey Water Problem

The Flint water crisis is not far behind us, with significant changes still happening in the water utility industry. Now, Newark, New Jersey is facing similar problems. Water utilities across the country [...]

Read more...

How to Identify Lead-Free Certification Marks for Drinking Water & Plumbing Products

Following the headline news about the Flint water crisis, where lead from the supply lines leached into the city water when it switched its supply source, ensuring that lead levels are reduced or eliminated [...]

Read more...

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 [...]

Read more...

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 [...]

Read more...

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 [...]

Read more...

Hydrant Markers & Flags: When Quick Location Is Vital

Though hydrant markers are typically added for visibility and easy locating in the snow, there can actually be any number of situations or conditions where having your hydrants marked can help your water [...]

Read more...

Keeping the Water Moving: Hydrant Maintenance and Safety

The purpose of a hydrant is to be ready in the case of an emergency. Fortunately, those emergencies do not occur on a regular basis. What does need to happen regularly is maintenance to ensure they will be [...]

Read more...

What Hydrant Markers Work and Why You Should Order Now

Bang - foosh! It's one of the worst sounds in waterworks, because it's the sound of one of your hydrants being taken out by construction equipment, a snow plow or a truck that didn't realize it was there. [...]

Read more...