Line Stopping Options

Brandon PaterUncategorised

Mission BC Linestop

Line stopping is one of the many services we offer, and it can be completed on a wide range of pipe diameters and pipe types including ductile, AC, Concrete Cylinder, Steel, C900 and HDPE. Some of the many benefits of line plugging include little to no disruption of service, which itself has multiple benefits to the surrounding community. There are … Read More

Benefits of Nitrogen Line Freezing

Brandon PaterLine Freezing

Did you know that isolation via nitrogen freezing has been in use for over 100 years? It’s a great alternative to line stopping in commercial and industrial areas with limited access and is an ideal solution for small diameter size-on-size valve installation. Line freezing can also be useful for valve maintenance, repair, or replacement on both vertical and horizonal planes. … Read More

Pacific Flow Control: Experts in Live Waterline Realignment

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, InsertValve, Mueller PermaSeal, Team Valve Insert, Uncategorised, Valve Inserts

Introduction Are you facing the challenge of relocating your infrastructure and performing water, sewer or gas realignment for an infrastructure project? Look no further than the Pacific Flow Control Team. With a proven track record of expertise in hot tapping and valve insertion, we’re here to ensure your project’s success.  We are happy to share our recent accomplishment in Northern BC, where … Read More

Thinking about Mueller H2361 PermaSeal Valve Insert? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Brandon PaterInsertValve, Mueller PermaSeal, Team Valve Insert, Valve Inserts

Introduction The Mueller H2361 PermaSeal™ Insertion Valve represents a groundbreaking advancement in water infrastructure technology. As the first resilient wedge valve insert designed and warranteed for 100% isolation with a bubble tight seal, it delivers unmatched reliability, longevity, and functionality while ensuring repeatable water shut-off throughout its lifetime.  With a pressure rating of 350 psi and availability in various standard … Read More

Hot Tapping and Line Stopping: The Key to Live Emergency Natural Gas Repairs

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, Line Stops

Introduction In the world of natural gas distribution, emergencies can strike at any moment. When a leak occurs, it’s essential to address the issue swiftly and efficiently to minimize disruption and ensure safety. One innovative solution that has proven its worth time and again is hot tapping and line stopping. In this blog, we’ll delve into the advantages of using … Read More

Pacific Flow Control: The Preferred Hot Tapping Contractor for PVC Pipe with JCM’s Leading-Edge Products

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps

Hot Tapping PVC Pipe in Kamloops, BC

Introduction Welcome to Pacific Flow Control Ltd., your premier hot tapping contractor for PVC pipe projects. With a solid reputation in the industry, we specialize in providing exceptional hot tapping services while prioritizing safety and quality. Our commitment to excellence, combined with the use of JCM hot tapping sleeves, specifically the JCM 422, sets us apart as the go-to contractor … Read More

Hot Tapping Concrete Pressure Pipe: The Best Choice for Your Project

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, Line Stops

Triple 24" PCCP Hot Tap, Line Stop & Bypass

Contents Introduction Section 1: Understanding Hot Tapping Concrete Pressure Pipe 1.1        What is Hot Tapping? 1.2        Hot Tapping Concrete Pressure Pipe: An Overview 1.3        The Importance of Outlets in Concrete Pressure Pipe 1.4        Wet Tapping vs. Dry Tapping: Advantages and Considerations 1.5        Types of Pressure Taps for Concrete Cylinder Pipe 1.6        The Threaded Outlet Process: Step-by-Step Procedure 1.7        The Flanged … Read More

The Mueller H2361 PermaSeal Valve: Ensuring Dependable Water Service with Pacific Flow Control

Brandon PaterMueller PermaSeal, Valve Inserts

Mueller PermaSeal Valve Insert in Calgary

Introduction: Water infrastructure plays a critical role in ensuring the reliable delivery of clean water to communities. Among the essential components of this infrastructure are valves that control water flow and enable maintenance without disrupting service. In Canada, Pacific Flow Control has emerged as the leading valve insertion service company, providing top-notch solutions to maintain and upgrade water networks. This … Read More

Understanding Nitrogen Pipe Freezing: Unleashing the Benefits

Brandon PaterLine Freezing

Nitrogen Pipe Freezing

Introduction As a reputable pipe freezing contractor, Pacific Flow Control is dedicated to providing effective solutions for our client’s needs. In this comprehensive blog, we aim to shed light on the process of nitrogen pipe freezing, emphasizing its benefits and addressing common queries. Whether you’re familiar with pipe freezing or just getting started, this guide will equip you with the … Read More

The Essential Guide to Fire Hydrant Servicing, Maintenance, and Repair: Safeguarding Communities with Pacific Flow Control Ltd

Brandon PaterUncategorised

Fire Hydrant Maintenance and Repairs - Vancouver

Welcome to Pacific Flow Control Ltd, your trusted fire hydrant service, repair, and maintenance contractor in Western Canada. This comprehensive guide highlights the significance of proper fire hydrant servicing, maintenance, and repair. Discover how our expert team, with locations in Metro Vancouver, Vancouver Island, the BC Interior, Calgary, and throughout Alberta, ensures fire safety by safeguarding the functionality of fire … Read More

Who Needs a Valve to Hot Tap?

Brandon PaterUncategorised

36x24 "No-Valve" Hot Tap

Pacific Flow Control crews completed a 36×24 “No-Valve” hot tap on a carbon steel sewer main in Delta, BC. After completing the hot tap, a 24″ plug valve was installed downstream. If you need a live wet-tapped connection but would like to use a plug valve, butterfly valve, or no valve at all. Pacific Flow Control has the expertise. Hot … Read More

Fall Hydrant Inspections in Western Canada

Brandon PaterHydrants

Fall Hydrant Inspections

Hydrant time! Pacific Flow Control crews are out, performing hydrant repairs and maintenance as well as fall inspections and hydrant flow testing before the snow starts to fly.Pacific Flow Control maintains, repairs, paints, inspects, and tests over 4000 fire hydrants annually. If you need work or inspections performed on your Clow, Mueller, McAvity, Terminal City (TC) or AVK hydrants. Pacific … Read More