Whether its' broken pipes after a deep cold, a sudden leak that's developed or any number of other emergencies, suddenly having to move your crew around to deal with a crisis means you're having to take them away from other issues in your water utility. Fortunately, Team EJP has the solution. Our Emergency Services are here to help you reduce your crew's workload when they're needed most and accidents are most likely. Here's a quick overview of E.J. Prescott's Emergency Services and how they can help you get ahead in a crisis.
When you're joining up different types of pipe, have you ever wanted a single, simple coupler that will quickly and easily join them without a lot of special orders, hassles and hope that the final product is actually the right one for your needs? Meet the Romac XR501. Designed to provide superior adaptability and flexibility in the field, it provides you with an easier solution to keep on hand in your workshop for emergencies. But how exactly is it different than the other products on the market? We're glad you asked.
Erosion is a serious issue. It robs the soil of nutrients and causes it to detach and run off. It can clog waterways, killing aquatic life. As our society has become more strongly focused on sustainability, erosion has become a more important issue. One great option to consider when trying to control runoff and erosion in a new project or problem area is erosion control blankets. Available with a wide range of longevity, they provide a solid structure that limits erosion without a high cost or environmental impact. Here's a quick look at these materials, what applications they work well in and how to use them effectively.
Gabions and reno mattresses provide a rugged three-dimensional solution for some tough ground stabilization challenges. Essentially gabions and reno mattresses are wire baskets filled with sized rock. Both provide protection in many applications, including bridge scour, steep slope protection, channel lining and more.
When your water utility is in the process of installing new supply lines, the standard options typically involve fitted iron pipe, copper or a variety of plastic tubing options. However, copper tubing provides some of the best overall benefits in a wide range of circumstances, despite its overall cost. Here's a quick look at some of the many benefits your water utility can realize by using copper tubing for your supply lines.
When you work in water utilities, there are always some valves that you want to know the position of, whether for fire suppression, frequently-exercised valves or those that require a very fast response to an emergency. One option you could consider is adding a Post Indicator Valve or PIV to that part of your system. But what is it, how does it work and where should you add it? Here's a quick overview to help get you started.
When your water utility has low water flow or leaks, sometimes the problem area can be extremely difficult to detect. Your crews can spend hours checking one area and another without having any luck. Fortunately, Team EJP's focus on delivering superior solutions for your water utility needs has a new service to help you find those problem areas without having to invest in new tools, training and worker time. Here's more information on how this service works and how it can benefit your water utility.
Pipe: check. Equipment: check. Fittings: check. Adaptors: check. Electrical conduit - before you check out that electrical supply site, just wait a minute. If you've been following the products Team EJP has made available to its water utility customers, you know that we've got almost everything you need to get the job done. But did you know that we have everything you need for electrical conduit so that you can hook up that new pump or fixture safely? Here's a quick overview of what we have available and how well it will work for your water utility's electrical needs.
A few weeks ago, we talked about how GIS could be used to speed up your spring hydrant maintenance. In a similar vein, today we're going to discuss using GIS Trimble's Unity high-quality tools to map your assets and get the job done more quickly. Here's a quick overview of Unity's highlights to help get you started!
Spring system maintenance. It's one of those tasks that people in the water utility industry both love and hate. Lovely spring days and outdoor weather are awesome to work in after winter's cold months, but knocking out long task lists and making out your crew's to do list means long hours and a lot of questions or potential for errors in your logs in the end. Even worse is finding the hydrants, valves and other fixtures that you need to test. Fortunately, there's an easier way to get it done by adding Trimble GIS software to your toolkit.