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

Pump Control for Energy Savings

An essential element in the design of water and wastewater pumping systems is the proper selection of the pump control valve, whose primary purpose is to prevent reverse flow when the pump is not in operation. A pump control valve must also be able to...

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Keeping Water Safe for 138 Years

In honor of #ACE19 show week, check out this article on the history of it. Did you know the show started with just 22 men concerned about the need for safe drinking water in 1881?

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U.S. Valve Industry in WWII

While valves didn’t directly sink ships or shoot down planes, the American valve industry played an important role in winning World War II for the allies.

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The Science of Leak Noise

Effective water loss control (WLC) is one of the most critical activities every water system must face, particularly as droughts increase and conservation mandates become more stringent.

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Essentials of Cybersecurity for Process Controls

What used to be a problem for someone else to worry about is proving to be a concern that can no longer be ignored by anyone...

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Executive Order Signed on Pipeline Projects

The President signed two executive orders designed to speed up oil and gas pipeline projects...

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Trash It, Don't Flush It

A reminder of what to flush and what not to. Do you know what a "fatberg" is? Read on to find out...

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Jammin 4 Water Update

Please review the attached report on the positive impact of a Jammin’4Water Grant to the USF Foundation made possible through your efforts and donations...

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America Uses 322 Billion Gallons of Water Each Day!

As climate change, urban development, irrigation and other factors are altering the availability of water, it’s important to understand how we use water on a daily basis in the U.S....

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Women are Turning to Manufacturing as a Career

Women work in all aspects of companies that use or manufacture valves. Although the industry might not be as progressive as some others, more and more companies realize...

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