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Designing a pressure reducing station in water reticulation - Australia case study

Colin Kirkland
Colin Kirkland 13 Dec 2020

Learn from our expert’s 40 years of industry experience in design processes for pressure reducing stations, examples of installations and advice on how to best avoid past mistakes.

The focus is on how to select the right location, choose the valve design according hydraulic conditions, select the best complementary components, mitigate risk, and enable simple ongoing operation & maintenance.

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Topics: Waterworks, BERMAD webinar

Colin Kirkland

Written by Colin Kirkland

Colin Kirkland, Air Valve Product Manager & Victoria/Tasmania Technical Sales.
Colin has more than 30 years’ experience working in water supply and irrigation in Australia, including 16 years with BWT. He credits his training at Weir pumps in his native Scotland for providing him with a solid grounding in engineering. Colin is a mechanical engineer and a fitter and turner, who prides himself on taking a hands-on approach when designing and implementing successful installations across all aspects of BWT’s products and markets. As Air Valve Product Manager, Colin performs training seminars in pipeline design incorporating air release valves around Australia.

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