PCCP Hot Taps – 30×8 AWWA C301L

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Hot Tapping AWWA C301L Pipe

Pacific Flow Control crews finished a 30×8 AWWA C301L Hot Tap in the beautiful Okanogan. You know who to call if you need to wet tap your aging C301 or C303 concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP). We have 24-hour service available at our Nanaimo (Vancouver Island), Kelowna (Interior BC), Langley (Metro Vancouver) and Calgary (Alberta/Saskatchewan). Let Pacific Flow Control take care … Read More

Hot Tapping & Line Stopping 36″ (900MM) AC Pipe

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Hot Tapping & Line Stopping Asbestos Cement Pipe

Hot Tapping & Line Stopping 36″ (900MM) AC PipeYou don’t often see 36″ (900mm) Asbestos Cement water main, but Medicine Hat, Alberta, has some. The safest, easiest and most cost-effective way to make a new connection to an existing AC water main is with a hot tap. Hot tapping (wet tapping) is a fully self-contained and water-submerged method of making … Read More

Pacific Flow Control Acquires Alta-West Hydrant & Hottapping

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Pacific Flow Control Acquires Alta-West Hydrant & Hottapping

After 30+ years of working together and collaborating, Pacific Flow Control has acquired Alta-West Hydrant and Hottapping Services.Pacific Flow Control will offer existing Alta-West clients the same hot tapping, valve insertion, hydrant maintenance and repair services they are used to.Pacific Flow Control also offers engineered and large diameter hot taps, line stops, nitrogen line freezing and machine valve exercising.Our proprietary … Read More

Hot Tapping Around Utility Conflicts

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Hot Tap - Spool - Waterline

Have you ever had a utility conflict before? Our hot tapping crew came across a duct bank when setting up to wet tap this 8×8 Ductile Iron water main in the City of Surrey. We decided to add an 8″x8″x12″ spool to the tapping sleeve to have proper valve access. There is always a way to tie in your infrastructure … Read More

Hot Tapping into Critical PVC Infrastructure

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Hot Tapping PVC Pipe

Do you need to tie in or isolate your critical PVC water and sewer infrastructure without shutdown? Pacific Flow Control has specialty PVC cutters, pilots, adapters and tapping machines to safely perform this operation. We follow all of Uni-Bell’s industry best practices. We even teach courses on PVC hot tapping safety. If you need hot taps, line stops, valve inserts … Read More

Never Bypass Pump a Sewer Forcemain – Use Line Stops, Hot Taps & The Existing System Pumps

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24" Double Line Stop of C900 PVC

Rarely is there ever a need to bypass pump a sewer force main. With line stops and bypass hot taps, you can typically let the pumps already in the system complete the bypass pumping for you. Pacific Flow Control completed this 24″ double line stop on a C900 PVC sewer forcemain complete with 2EA 24×16 C900/FL bypass wet taps in … Read More

Hot Tapping Stainless Steel Pipe

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Hot Tapping Stainless Steel Pipe

Would you like to access or tie in a branch connection to 304 or 316 stainless steel pipe without shutting down? Whether you need hot taps, line stops, or freezing, Pacific Flow Control has the experience you need. Take a look at these 8 – 8×2 304SST/IPT hot taps we completed in Maple Ridge, BC. If you can’t or if … Read More

18×12 Electro Fusion HDPE Hot Tap on Sewer

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18x12 HDPE Electofusion Hot Tap

We are often asked if we can hot tap (wet tap) HDPE water and sewer mains. The answer is yes. HDPE pipe can be hot tapped through either an electrofusion fitting or a mechanical tapping sleeve. Pacific Flow Control is happy to perform either service for you turnkey. This photo is of an 18×12 HDPE/FL ElctroFusion hot tap we did … Read More