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Featuring a variety of Val-Matic informational posts as well as industry information.




Tallying Efficiency - Featured in Water Wastes Digest Magazine

Given the scarcity of freshwater in drought-stricken areas, water reuse projects are essential. Equipping a wastewater plant with a non-potable or reclaimed water reuse system reduces water demand, provides revenue for the water utility and reduces the costs of the outfall system. The 900-MW Sandy Creek Energy Station in Riesel, Texas, deploys technology for coal-fueled plants utilizing steam generators and technology designed for sustainability through efficient, low emission systems, processes and components. ...


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Protecting Drinking Water Pipelines

A significant risk to public health exists when a drinking water distribution system is exposed to ...

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Making Your Potable Water System Safe

Learn how to protect your potable water system and field test your FloodSafe® Inflow Preventer ...

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Hydroelectric Power: How it works

So just how do we get electricity from water? Actually, hydroelectric and coal-fired power plants produce electricity in a similar way. In both cases a power source is used to turn a propeller-like piece called a turbine, which then turns a metal shaft in an electric generator, ...


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Cavitation in Valves

Cavitation can occur in valves when used in throttling or modulating service. Cavitation is ...

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It's Easy Being Green

Built in 1911, the Roseland Pumping Station is located on the south side of Chicago ...

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Hydroelectric Power

Valves are used to control or moderate flow of gases, liquids, and slurries, and contain pressure. For reasons of economy, manufacturers supply them in a limited range of materials. Each of these materials is suitable for a limited range of common exposures and has the benefit of being easily available in a short time frame. ...


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Valve Industry's Role in Climate Change

Located within a half mile of two water and wastewater treatment facilities ...

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Salt Creek Coating Test

Located within a half mile of two water and wastewater treatment facilities ...

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MSS Published Revised Standard

The Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) announces that the substantially revised Standard Practice, SP-44-2016 ...


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Chemical Process Industry

So just how do we get electricity from water? Actually, hydroelectric and ...

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Test Drive a Check Valve Today

Selecting a check valve is similar to buying a new car. There are many types of cars ...

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Wastewater Treatment

Society’s desire for a clean environment shines light on the importance of understanding the essential role wastewater treatment plants have in our communities. Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972 to control the discharge of effluent into water systems and waterways, and provided grants to allow municipalities to meet these new requirements. Since then ...


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Investing in Clean Water

New York to invest $2bn in clean water infrastructure as part of Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017 ...

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Stationary Equipment Safety

Workplace law requires all employers to provide their workers with a safe workplace and equipment in which ...

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