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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 [...]

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Why Installing Repair Clamps Requires the Right Tool

Winter is here and so is water main break season. The freeze and thaw cycle of frost causes mains to shift out of position and eventually break. These breaks lead to leaks and damage in your system as well [...]

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Valve Box Problems? Use the Box Seat Alignment Tool

We've all been on job sites where it's happened. You get a valve box installed perfectly, then when you're backfilling, it shifts off center and has to be re-dug and set again to make sure the valve can be [...]

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Use a Telescopic Top Riser for Better Efficiency

It's paving season - what's the best way to raise your service box to meet the new grade of pavement? When it comes to getting the job done right, there's nothing like being able to walk up to a service [...]

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How to Open a Cover on a Valve Box or Service Box

In the waterworks industry, when you need access to a valve, you need access to it fast. Whether it's a failed valve that needs to be replaced, a quick service change or a bad leak down the line, you need [...]

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How to Lift a Gate Valve Safely

If you've ever had to install or replace a gate valve, you know how heavy, bulky, and awkward they can be to move effectively. Adding insult to injury, waterworks employees often work in wet conditions, [...]

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Replacing a Service Line with a Service Line Puller Kit

Installing a service line can be a tough and involved process. When your municipality or facility has old, failing service lines, it can take significant amounts of digging, damage to property in the area, [...]

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How to Safely Install a Hydrant

When you're working with heavy items on a daily basis, the risk of injury is a very real danger that can take you, your employees or your team out of the action for a significant amount of time. Hydrants [...]

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