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Top 8 things to check when maintaining a Pressure Reducing Valve

By Singer Valve Inc. on Apr 13, 2016 8:00:00 AM


Like every other piece of mechanical equipment we use, a control valve does require some maintenance. As budgets are stretched and time is tight, it can be tempting to ignore checking on valves that are often located in underground vaults and give years of operation without complaint, but eventually like everything else, they will fail. This article looks at 8 simple steps that if undertaken occasionally will help to eliminate valve failures that always seem to occur at the most inconvenient times.

Here’s a simple checklist to use every time you look in on a pressure reducing valve:

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Topics: Pressure Reducing, Pressuring Reducing Valves

Abha Water Utility Comes Out On Top With Automated Control Valves

By Singer Valve Inc. on Mar 23, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Abha is a small modern city in the fertile mountains of southwestern SAUDI ARABIA. Its cool summers make it a popular destination for tourists, but in general the population hovers around 250,000. The city has a new reservoir on top of a hill that releases water through 6 km of piping down to its main Noaman reservoir.

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Topics: Pressure Reducing, control valve

How to Choose the Right Pressure Reducing Control Valve for the Job

By Mark Gimson on Oct 15, 2014 9:00:00 AM



We live in a consumer-driven economy. Very few people purchase even a box of breakfast cereal without doing plenty of online research and pricing comparisons. Before you invest in anything for your home, you want to make sure the product is safe, fulfills your needs and, perhaps most importantly of all, you want to make sure you’re getting a good value. Choosing control valves is really no different. At the end of the day, you want to ensure you’re selecting a product that is high quality, economical and will get the job done for many years to come.

The best place to start is by considering the most pertinent detail of any valve: the size.

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Topics: Pressure Reducing, Pressuring Reducing Valves, control valve

A 10-Step Checklist to Setting Up a Pressure Reducing Valve

By Mark Gimson on May 29, 2014 11:56:00 AM





This article originally appeared in the April 3, 2014 Water & Waste Digest


Setting up a new pressure reducing valve

If you are now the proud owner of a new pressure reducing valve or have just taken over a system that might have them installed—or you are just bringing one back online that has been out of service for repairs—then this checklist is for you.

You will need the following tools:

  • Screwdriver;
  • Two adjustable wrenches; and
  • Two pressure gauges (ideally these will already be installed in the valve chamber).
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Topics: Pressure Reducing, Pressuring Reducing Valves, Water Valve Operations, Water Valve Maintenance

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