Product Announcement from DeZURIK, APCO, HILTON and Willamette

144" AWWA BUTTERFLY VALVES for New Orleans -Image

In the wake of hurricane Katrina, the City of New Orleans was faced with an overwhelming task of rebuilding. the Army Corp of Engineers was also tasked with making sure that the flooding of New Orleans due to hurricanes could never happen again. A massive project was begun and is continuing to add and modify pumping stations to pump storm surge water from the drainage canals to Lake Pontchartrain.

One of these projects included four motorized 144" diameter butterfly valves manufactured by DeZURIK. The DeZURIK 144" AWWA Butterfly Valve and actuator assemblies weight approximately 40 tons each and stand over 17 feet high.

DeZURIK, headquartered in Sartell, Minnesota is a global leader in valves for water and wastewater treatment as well as industrial applications including pulp and paper, chemical and petrochemical, power, mining and other process industries. From the introduction of the first Eccentric Plug Valve in 1928 to today's newest innovations, DeZURIK has remained at the forefront of technology and provided effective solutions for customers throughout the world.

Learn more about DeZurik's solutions and capabilities via the links to the left - or e mail your inquiries about custom valves for your project

 
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