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  • Your Complete Guide to an Outdoor Hydrant

    When you’re looking to add more water accessibility in a large outdoor space, a hydrant can be just the thing you need. An outdoor hydrant has many uses and is a fairly simple instrument, but if you don’t know what you’re looking for, you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed. Shopping for an outside hydrant

  • Auto Flushers and Automatic Flushers 101

    Auto flushers not only provide an efficient way to flush out hydrants, but also minimize contamination risks, reduce maintenance costs, and provide high levels of safety. Auto flushers are a type of fire hydrant system that provide an efficient and reliable way to help maintain the flow of water from hydrants, while also minimizing contamination

  • The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Water Hydrant Parts

    If you’re considering purchasing an outdoor water hydrant or parts for one, you may have some questions. What type of outdoor water hydrant do I need? What kind of maintenance is required? How do I install it?  The quick answer is it really all depends. Not to worry! This comprehensive guide will answer all your

  • How to Determine the Best Water Hydrant for You

    Hydrants come in all shapes and sizes, made for specific purposes.  While not on most people’s radars, hydrants are an important part of life for many people and municipalities but deciding on the best water hydrant for your needs can be a challenging task.   With so many models, sizes, shapes, and features available on the

  • Non-Freeze Water Hydrants 101

    Yard hydrants, also known as frost-free hydrants, freeze-free hydrants, water hydrants, and outdoor hydrants, are plumbing pieces that allow you to flow water to an outdoor location. One of the most significant benefits of a non-freeze water hydrant is the fact that they drain themselves when turned off, so the pipes don’t freeze during the

  • What is a Hydrant Company?

    A hydrant company is a business that specializes in the sale of fire and/or flushing hydrants. These businesses are typically experienced in engineering and hydraulics, making them well-equipped to handle any needs or issues related to distribution systems. Customers can rely on these businesses for advice on hydrant placement and repairs and maintenance services. Kupferle

  • Your Complete Guide to Water Quality Monitoring

    Having the correct tools for the task at hand is an integral part in getting the job done, no matter what it is. Water quality monitoring is no different. Utilities need the right equipment to know what’s going on in their water system. Here, we’re going to go through some of the options utilities have

  • Everything You Need to Know about Yard Hydrants

    Before right now, you might have never even heard of yard hydrants. They’re not super high on the radar for most people. However, for a specific set of circumstances, they’re a perfect solution. Here, we’re going to take you through everything you could possibly need to know about yard water hydrants before adding one to

  • Why Dedicated Water Sampling Stations are a Good Practice

    No one wants to mess around when it comes to the quality of water in their community. Water quality management is one of the main public health concerns in any city, town, or county, and it’s absolutely imperative that waterworks professionals take it seriously. Regularly taking samples from the water main and testing them is

  • Blow-offs FAQ

    When many people think about hydrants, they picture the classic, yellow or red fire hydrant featured in most neighborhoods. However, there’s a whole lot more to a water system than just those quintessential fire hydrants. In order to make sure that all members of a community are getting fresh, clean, and appropriately safe treated water,