Water Distribution

DWD414 - Distribution of Valves/Valve Box Lockout Operations & Repairs

Length: 1 Day
Fee: $325 + tax
CEU Value: 0.7

This one-day course is designed for the Distribution Operator to be aware of and understand the need for Maintenance Programs such as the Valve Exercise Program and the Valve Box Lock-Out Program. Both are vital to the maintenance and integrity of the Distribution System. Not only to be aware of and understand the programs but gain the knowledge to be able to identify and repair any deficiencies in the Valves or the Valve Boxes. And also to implement a Lock-Out system for worker protection and to prevent any unauthorized operations of the Valve.

The Basic understanding of:

  • The Benefits and Value of a Valve Box Lock-Out Program
  • The Procedures and Record keeping involved in implementing
  • The Benefits and Value of a Valve Exercising Program
  • How to clean and Repair Valve Boxes and the Equipment used
  • How to install New Valve Boxes
  • Valve turning both manual and mechanical and the Equipment Challenges faced with Valve turning
  • Valve Record Keeping
  • Resilient Seat Valve and Butterfly Valve (dis-assembly and reassembly)