How the Drought Affects Routine Water Main Flushing to Maintain Water Quality

Understanding the layers of harm a drought imposes on restricted water systems, and how it affects public drinking water quality and overall health of city residents.

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Soquel Creek hydrant flushing may be history with new tech

Soquel Creek utilizes NO-DES flushing methods to clean and maintain dead ends in their water distribution system.

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New Water-Main Tech hits Soquel Creek, California

The Neutral Output Discharge Elimination Systems typically pay for themselves in water savings in about two and a half years

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Sonoma Cleans Its Pipes

Brief story on a interviews conducted at a NO-DES live-demo performed by ValveTek in California.

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Water Providers in Yountville California schedule conservative flushing practices over convential methods

Yountville Water administrators decide to bring in innovative new flushing contractors, ValveTek Utility Services, amid historic drought and dry season, CA

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Town of Hillsborough California Purchases NO-DES Flushing Rig with Grant

Hillsborough is the first water agency to purchase and use this innovative new system, with oversight from the California Department of Public Health. Rigorous water testing and reporting protocols will ensure that the water filtered and disinfected by the NO-DES system is clean and safe for consumption. The Town began using the system in February 2011 and expects to conserve over 10 million gallons of water in its very first year of use.

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Red water calls drop in Las Cruces, saving millions of gallons

Las Cruces reduces red water complaints by more then ever before and saves 3,120,000 gallons of potable water while doing so!

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Soquel Creek Water District Testing Water Saving Technology

Soquel, California [July 18, 2013] – The Soquel Creek Water District is testing a new technology that will conserve water while flushing water mains—a necessary task to maintain water quality standards.

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NO-DES targets hydrant flushing water waste

Hydrant flushing is a horrific waste of water says NO-DES, which is why it has come up with an ingenious solution

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Water Quality Water Main Flushing

During the summer of 2013, the District tested a new technology that will conserve water while flushing water mains—a necessary task to maintain water quality standards.

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Flushing Water Hydrants Need Not Be a Water Waster

Water conservation is essential to sustainable water system maintenance practices. Flushing fire hydrants is an essential part of system maintenance for potable water systems. Conventional hydrant flushing wastes hundreds of gallons of water per minute during its flushing attempt at increasing water quality. NO-DES Water Main Flushing flushes and cleans fire hydrants better than conventional methods and discharges NO water when doing so.

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