Valve Insertions

Water Line Valve insertion in Edmonton

This involves adding a valve to an existing water main or sewer force main without interrupting flow in that main. The valve is installed in the open position, to be closed when needed. No disruption to water or sewer service occurs to neighbouring consumers of water or sewer service.

A valve insertion would be used to provide an opportunity to interrupt water flow in a long line, or to isolate a line for future work, or simply to control flow. Please note that for many of our valve insertion projects, installations only take a few hours and no equipment is needed from our customers because we have our own picker trucks.

Valve Insertions

We provide valve insertions for the following customers:

  • Municipalities
  • Developers
  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • And other customers

We can perform 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, and 16 inch (100, 150, 200, 250, 300, and 400mm) valve insertions. Any application requiring a larger flow stoppage could likely be accommodated by the installation of a line stop.

Our Portfolio of Valve Insertions

Three samples of valve insertions from our portfolio:

  1. Royal Alexandra Hospital – 12 inch AC valve insertion
  2. Fort McMurray – 6-inch valve insertion on (PVC)
  3. Lethbridge, Alberta – 10-inch valve insertion on PVC and a 12-inch valve insertion on PVC

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