Blog

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

Big News in Water

Big news for water infrastructure! On October 23rd the President signed the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. To learn more visit the link below from U.S. News...

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Haunted Eastern Shore: Ghostly Tales

Today, there is nothing left of Shoal Creek Manor, the home or John Woolford and Gov. Charles Goldsborough. This plantation house was built around 1750 and once stood on nearly 400 acres in East Cambridge. Originally it was part of the...

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WEFTEC Charity Event Follow Up

Over 80,000 was raised for water and wastewater infrastructure projects in communities around the world. More than 100 industry professionals performed this year. Check out next year's event at Park West in Chicago...

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Valve Inspection: An Essential Job

Industrial valves perform key functions in fluid processes and their failure can be detrimental to any major piping system or process. Failure and an unplanned system shutdown can cost millions...

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Can You Imagine Life Without Water?

Imagine: No water to drink, or even to make coffee with. No water to shower, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Hospitals would close without water. Firefighters couldn't put out fires and farmers couldn't water their crops. Click below to watch the video...

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Slow Operation Allows Ball Valves to Prevent Valve Slam

Technological advances related to pump control valves also help pumping system performance and energy savings...

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Hydrogen Production Operation

It is estimated that over 10 million tons of hydrogen are produced annually in the US. Hydrogen is an essential element used in the production of...

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Energy Cost Calculator

Did you know Val-Matic expanded the scope of their Energy Cost Calculator to cover larger AWWA Ball and Eccentric Plug Valves up to 72 inch sizes? Since valve selection affects energy consumption in pumping systems this program allows you to enter specific application information to find your consumption...

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WEFTEC Charity Event

Did you know WEFTEC has a charity event? Water Charities Fundraising, an independent North Carolina non-profit corporation, raises funds for water-related charities by producing an annual benefit called Jammin’4Water on the Saturday prior to Water Environment Federation WEFTEC™ Conference...

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WWEMA Corner Feature on Pump Control

Plants consume nearly 80 percent of their costs pumping water and overcoming pressure and friction losses. With proper valve selection to minimize valve headloss, significant energy savings can be achieved...

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