Month: January 2014

AMERICAN Unveils Online News Center

AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company recently unveiled its new online News Center, designed to be media’s and customers’ go-to source for the latest in industry trends, product development and manufacturing news, and how AMERICAN’s products are solving customers’ tough challenges.

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AMERICAN Valve and Pipe Groups Join Forces to Serve the Citizens of Eastern Pennsylvania

Together, AMERICAN Flow Control and AMERICAN Ductile Iron Pipe are providing a complete package of valves, hydrants and pipe for a new waterline to serve the eastern Pennsylvania communities of North Wales and Chalfont Borough. The new waterline will provide a secondary water supply for both the North Wales Water Authority (NWWA) and neighboring North Penn Water Authority from the NWWA’s Forest Park Treatment Plant located in Chalfont Borough, Bucks County.

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How Does the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act Impact AMERICAN Flow Control Product?

On January 4, 2011, the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act was signed into federal law. It will go into effect January 4, 2014. In general, the federal law does not apply to the gate valves and fire hydrants manufactured by AMERICAN Flow Control. However, as of January 1, 2013, all resilient wedge gate valves and check valves manufactured by AMERICAN Flow Control meet the requirements of the new legislation.

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