Tag: resilient wedge gate valves

AMERICAN® Products Support Paulding County’s 20-year Effort to Ensure Safe, Sustainable Drinking Water

More than 13 miles of AMERICAN ductile iron pipe and nearly two dozen AMERICAN Flow Control® resilient wedge gate valves with Flex-Ring® ends are playing an important role in providing safe, affordable drinking water to fast-growing Paulding County, Georgia, one of the only counties in the metro-Atlanta region without an independent water supply.

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On the Job in 72 Hours: AMERICAN Comes Through for Louisville, Kentucky, Following Utility’s Massive Water Main Break

On the morning of Dec. 12, 2017, about 30 homes in Louisville, Kentucky’s Shelby Park neighborhood were without water, and others were experiencing low water pressure after a massive water main break at the intersection of Clay and Oak streets. More than 20 million gallons of water flooded the neighborhood, covering a three-block area.

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AMERICAN’s Versatility Shines in Rocky Terrain

Rock and plastic don’t mix, which is why the Water and Sewer Board of the City of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, chose ductile iron for its recent $8.2-million construction of the Southwest Regional Force Main. Ductile iron pipe’s strength and durability make it the right choice for tough underground construction projects like this.

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