Emergency Leak on a Concrete Cylinder Pipe? Pacific Flow Control is here for you to solve that problem. 

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, Line Stops, Valve Inserts, Valve Maintenance

Introduction In an era where continuous access to clean, safe water is vital, maintaining and repairing water distribution systems is more crucial than ever. Imagine a scenario where water lines serving hospitals, airports, ferry terminals, and other vital facilities suddenly develop leaks or need maintenance. In the past, such problems led to costly and disruptive shutdowns. However, today’s fast-paced world … 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

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

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

PCCP Hot Taps – 30×8 AWWA C301L

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps

Hot Tapping AWWA C301L Pipe

Pacific Flow Control crews finished a 30×8 AWWA C301L Hot Tap in Okanagan. 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 of all … Read More

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

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, Line Stops

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

Dry Tapping = Short Lead Times and Economic Pipe Fittings

Brandon PaterDry Tapping, Uncategorised

Dry Tapping

With much shorter lead times (3-4 weeks) and a more affordable price tag. You can dry tap in fittings with standard and engineered hot tapping sleeves. Hot tap sleeves are available in tangental, angled, or standard 90-degree orientation. With design pressures up to 350 psi, these hot tap sleeves are available in epoxy coated carbon steel, 304SST or 316SST and … Read More

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

Hot Tapping Around Utility Conflicts

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps

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