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The Valve Technology Blog is the place for conversation and discussion about valve actuators & control; industrial applications; water & wastewater; and power & energy among many others. Here, you'll find everything from application ideas, to news and industry trends, to hot topics and cutting edge innovations.

Applying Engineering Innovation to the Water Crisis

Posted March 10, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

With every headline, the list of water-related issues drags on, and the potential price tag for fixing the problems grows. Richard Luthy, a leading expert on water resources, discusses how engineering innovation and technology can help address U.S. water supply and infrastructure issues.


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ADS Controls Bought by Dixon Valve & Coupling

Posted February 20, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Belimo Americas says their butterfly valve saves energy with up to 80% less power consumption than currently available products. The valve and actuator assembly focuses on easy installation, application flexibility, and longevity, the company says.


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Butterfly Valve for HVAC Applications

Posted January 08, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Belimo Americas says their butterfly valve saves energy with up to 80% less power consumption than currently available products. The valve and actuator assembly focuses on easy installation, application flexibility, and longevity, the company says.


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DOT Issues Flow Valve Rule

Posted December 07, 2016 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration published a final rule expanding the requirement to install excess flow valves or manual service line shut-off valves on new or replaced service lines used on single-family residences, multifamily residences, and small commercial entities consuming gas volumes not exceeding 1,000 standard cubic feet per hour.


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Investment in Water Infrastucture

Posted October 31, 2016 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

To help prop up the struggling U.S. water infrastructure, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the $11.5 billion Water Resources Development Act of 2016, which includes $170 million set aside for Flint, MI water improvements. In private action, the Boston water authority plans to spend $1.5 billion to fix the valves and pipelines that run underneath the city's downtown area.


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