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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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