Why do Water Mains Break

What is a water main break and why they happen. Breaks are defined as any non-engineered interruption in the material designed to convey water. Why they happen is a more challenging question. Water main breaks can happen for a variety of reasons and can happen at any time during the year. Most breaks are likely… Read More

811 Fact Sheet

What is 811? 811 is the national number designated by the Federal Communications Commission to help protect do-it-yourselfers, landscapers and contractors from unintentionally hitting underground utility lines while working on digging projects – large and small.   Why call 811? Every digging project requires a call to 811. Hitting an underground utility line while digging… Read More

In Case of Emergency

In case of emergency or just capital improvements check out the news article about the TEAM Insert Valve in the recent article in Water & Waste Digest.  TEAM Insert Valves can be installed in live water mains without any shut downs of the main.  They can be used as a permanent valve or as a… Read More