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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.
If you've got a long task list ahead for your crew, you know that time is money. Though there are many tasks in the water utility industry that still take a long time, making connections doesn't have to be one of them anymore. At Team EJP, we like to put new products through their paces before adding them to our line as part of our commitment to deliver the best possible products to our customers, and a recent product we've tested and approved is the A.Y. McDonald Fast Connect. Here's a quick preview to help you learn what it's all about.
When you're considering tapping a large diameter water main, it can be difficult to figure out how to go about the process. Though small taps are fairly common, those taps that are larger than 2" can create their own unique challenges. Fortunately, you have a few different options available when you need to make a large diameter water main tap. Here's a quick overview to help you get started.
When you need to join pipes, there are a few different ways to go about it. You can add a coupling, use an electrofusion fitting or use butt fusion to create one long, strong pipeline. But properly butt fusing pipes can be a challenging process. Fortunately, Team EJP is here to help you succeed. Here's a quick overview on how to use this strong, dynamic technique to get the job done, whether it's with your crew or ours.
When it comes to keeping on top of system maintenance, hydrant flow testing is an important part of your routine. As an indicator of everyday operations as well as meeting emergency firefighting needs, staying on top of your hydrant flow testing is vital to ensure your customers have the water they need when it's needed most. Here's a quick look at the testing process as well as how to stay on top of the maintenance when you have more pressing matters on your to-do list.
When it comes to draining driveways or outdoor areas, trench drain provides an excellent option to remove excess water from an area. However, it's one option that many of our customers aren't aware of. Here's a quick overview of the technology, where it's best applied and the installation process that's involved in adding it to your system.
With winter having set in, fire hydrant freezing is a serious problem for any water utility. But when it's your hydrants that are frozen, it changes from being an inconvenience for your customers to a potentially life-threatening situation if a fire breaks out. However, when you need to thaw those hydrants, you need to use the right techniques to ensure it's being done safely and in a fashion that will not damage your hydrant. Here's how to make it happen: