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Proper air control is a vital factor in water system design. Appropriate sizing and placement of air valves is critical to avoid water hammer, head loss, and to achieve optimal efficiency and system longevity. Choosing the right valves for the job is a complex and time-consuming task that requires the designer to take a great number of factors into account, not the least of which includes keeping system costs within budget.
Whether caused by pump start-up, shut-off, valve closure or unanticipated event such as abrupt power failure which leads to pumps trip, unintended pressure surges can develop and wreak havoc on a water system. BERMAD offers a package of services and products to prevent water hammer damage to pipes, valves, and any other hydraulic components in potable water, sea water, and wastewater systems.