Bluetooth® Programming Now Available for Hydro-Guard® Flushing Systems

11-13-17 - Imagine creating and changing flush events without a handheld controller; the KR-BL Bluetooth® programming solution for Hydro-Guard® flushing systems makes it a reality. This technology is available for use on all Hydro-Guard Flushing models and allows operators to use a smart phone (iOS and Android) to manage up to 24 different flush events. It also enables users to conduct manual flushes or change programming – all from up to 30 feet away. Now utility personnel have full control from the comfort of their service trucks.

For more information, review the manual here.


Water Talk Radio Interviews Eric Plate, Hydro Gate® Application Engineer, at WEFTEC 2017

11-8-17 -  Do you know which water control gate best suits your application? Water Talk Radio caught up with Hydro-Gate Application Engineer Erik Plate at WEFTEC 2017 to discuss the selection criteria for slide gates and some of the materials used in their construction.

Find out more by listening to Eric’s interview here.


Water Talk Radio Interviews Dave Cole, Mueller® Co.’s District Sales Manager, at WEFTEC 2017

11-2-17 - Lead content in brass service fittings is of high concern when dealing with potable water systems. In this interview with Water Talk Radio, Mueller’s Dave Cole discusses allowable lead content service line valves and fittings. He also provides information on the difference between low lead, no lead, and lead free. Dave then gives guidance on the legislative changes to the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act of 2011.

Take a few moments of your time to listen to Dave’s interview. We also invite you to download this complimentary white paper PDF on allowable lead content.


Water Online Feature: Mueller Co. Customers Discuss Their Solutions For Dead End Mains

10-19-17 - Do customers located at dead ends in your distribution system receive the best water quality? Moving drinking water prone to stagnation is critical in areas such cul-de-sacs, end of rural streets, and even a looped line – all known areas where this problem occurs.

In this Q&A article with Water Online, two Mueller Co. customers discuss how Hydro-Guard® automatic flushing systems solve their end-of-the-line challenges. Read the full article here.


10 Tips From 3 Valve Experts On Better Gate Valve Operation

10-11-17 -  Water professionals know gate valves are the most common, and possibly the most important, components of water distribution systems. Improper selection, installation, and maintenance of gate valves sets them up for failure that causes health, cost, and convenience repercussions for utility companies and the public alike.

In this article, John Petito, PE and associate VP with AECOM, along with Virgil Diaz and Mark Snyder, district engineers with Mueller Co., provide ten tips for the specification, selection, installation and maintenance of gate valves. Learn how to guarantee better gate valve operation now and in the future by reading the full article here.


October 2017 Innovation News Newsletter Available for Download

10-4-17 - The October 2017 edition features articles about several line extensions, case studies, and product enhancements including the Hydro-Guard® pressure monitoring user interface, complete hydrant repair kits for rebuilding Mueller Centurion® hydrants, and the standardization of stainless steel 316 fasteners on gate valves. Information on the new Mueller® $5,000 Continuing Education Scholarship from AWWA is also highlighted in this issue.

This newsletter is being mailed to AWWA and UL/FM catalog (print & CD) holders, distributor branch managers, and outside sales reps in the U.S., and will be emailed to all lead respondents on October 4, 2017, and is also available on our website by clicking here. Download the newsletter here!


New Mueller® Continuing Education Scholarship from AWWA

9-25-17 - In partnership with Mueller Co., the American Water Works Association (AWWA) is now offering a $5,000 scholarship for a water utility employee seeking his or her first bachelor’s degree in the water sciences field. In addition, AWWA will be offering many other scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students with funding ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 annually. The application deadline is January 9, 2018. For more information, please visit: 2018 AWWA Scholarships.


Mueller Co.’s Harold Mosley Discusses Water Pressure Monitoring In Water Efficiency’s Sep/Oct 2017 Issue

9-19-17 - In the September/October issue of Water Efficiency magazine, Mueller Co.’s Harold Mosley, product manager for Hydro-Guard® monitoring and flushing systems, discusses the challenges utility managers and operational personnel face by only having a rough idea of their delivery systems’ water pressure. One of the industry’s most reliable resource to address this issue is the Hydro-Guard remote pressure monitoring system, which enables utility companies to monitor their water pressure 24/7. Read the full article here.


Mueller® Water Distribution Products Catalog Available In Digital And Print Formats

09-15-17 - Sticking to Mueller Co.’s commitment of innovation, the company provides two convenient ways for customers to access the Mueller Water Distribution Products catalog: digital and traditional print formats. You can interact with the digital catalog online here or order the traditional print version here.


Easier to Find: Pratt® BIM 3-D Models

09-06-17 - In an effort to make locating and downloading Pratt® BIM 3D models easier, we have implemented a new ‘resource library’ located here. Enjoy and share with our customers!


Mueller® Hydro-Guard® HG-6 Automated Flushing System Animation Now Available

08-21-17 - This technical animation shows how the Hydro-Guard® HG-6 automatic flushing system works. It can be installed in the water distribution system anywhere a fire hydrant is available. It’s portable and adjustable so it can be connected to the hose nozzle of any brand of fire hydrant. It is the perfect solution for temporary or emergency flushing needs. View and share this new animation on Mueller Co.’s YouTube channel here


Proper Painting of Fire Hydrants for Maintenance and Color Classification

08-15-17 - While traffic lights and fire hydrants are used for different purposes, these two staples of daily life have a number of elements in common. In order to ensure public safety, they must both be in good repair. Additionally, they both rely on colors to convey important information. But while the general public knows what colors mean at a traffic light, it is typically only firefighters or water distribution personnel that know the meaning behind the colors of a fire hydrant. This new white paper explains the various paint colors of fire hydrants, explains the advantages of a universal system, and demonstrates why proper coating application is crucial to their serviceability. Read the new whitepaper here.


Retired Mueller Canada Technical Sales Representative passes legacy to his son

08-4-17 - The cover of Saskatchewan Water and Wastewater Association’s (SWWA) July 2017 Pipeline features retired Mueller Canada Technical Sales Representative, Don Webb, and his son Jordan. The issue includes a brief interview with Jordan outlining his experiences and future goals as new the Mueller Canada Technical Sales Representative. This quick read is definitely worth your time. Read the SWWA Pipeline article here.


Mueller Co. Introduces Standard Stainless Steel 316 Fasteners on All Gate Valves

07-28-17 - Staying true to the Company’s constant efforts to improve existing product lines, Mueller Co. has standardized the use of stainless steel 316 fasteners on its gate valves. Fasteners made from this alloy increase resistance to environmental stresses and are included at no additional cost, demonstrating Mueller’s commitment to meeting market demand and exceeding all standards and expectations.


New Mueller® Brand Essence Video Defines Reliable Connections™

07/17/17 - Mueller Co. has released a new a video explaining the company tagline, Reliable Connections. The video, and the tagline, explain how the people and the products that make up Mueller brands work together to connect people to vital natural resources through the safe and dependable operation of our flow control products. Click here to watch the video.


July 2017 Innovation News Newsletter Available for Download

07/05/17 - The July 2017 edition includes articles about several new products including the H-306 fabricated steel tapping sleeve, a fire sprinkler meter setter and the EchoShore®-DX cellular node for fixed leak detection. Meter box improvements and the Singer 206-2PR-630 pressure management valve are also highlighted in this issue. Click here to download the newsletter.


Introducing the H-306 Fabricated Steel Tapping Sleeve

06/12/17 - Mueller Co. has introduced a new H-306 fabricated steel tapping sleeve designed for hot tapping ductile iron pipe and thick-wall C900 plastic pipe. It is made from A36 fabricated steel and meets the requirements of AWWA C223. It features an integral bolt flange, Rilsan nylon coating, working pressures up to 300psi, and is available in 4”-16” sizes. The H-306 is an economical tapping sleeve ideally suited for use with Mueller® CL-12, C1-36, and Mega-Lite drilling machines in less corrosive soil environments. Click here to learn more about this tapping sleeve.


Technical Animation of Hydro-Guard® S.M.A.R.T. System Now Available

06/09/17 - A new technical animation demonstrates the operation of the Hydro-Guard S.M.A.R.T. Water Quality Monitoring & Flushing System, Mueller Co.’s latest cellular communication-based intelligent water technology. The S.M.A.R.T. system can be outfitted with a variety of water quality sensors, allowing the system to flush when disinfectant residuals or other water quality conditions exceed parameters set by the user. The technology conserves water and saves money when compared to conventional flushing and monitoring techniques. The S.M.A.R.T. system complies with EPA Stage II DBPR standards, installs easily, and integrates with existing SCADA networks and water quality analyzers. Click here to view the animation or click here for detailed information about the S.M.A.R.T. System.


New Websites Provide Easier Printing Capabilities

05/25/17 - We continue working to improve our websites to ensure our customers have the information they need right at their fingertips. Recent feedback indicated a need for easier printing of product information. After exploring several options we have added printer functionality directly from each product page. A printer icon has been added to the upper right corner of each web page which will allow you to print the entire formatted page to either your local printer or to a PDF, if you have a PDF printer on your device. To date, this functionality has been enabled on Muellergas.com, USPVH.com, Joneswaterproducts.com, Henrypratt.com, Millikenvalve.com, and Hydrogate.com.


April 2017 Innovation News Newsletter Available for Download

04/05/17 - The April 2017 edition includes articles about new patents, the Singer Valve acquisition, the interactive water products catalog, the 350psi flanged RW gate valve with redesigned body, and an introduction to Mueller Water Products’ new President & CEO Scott Hall.

Innovation News from Mueller Co. summarizes recent product line enhancements and step-change innovations at the company. Click here to download your copy today. 


New, Improved Milliken Valve Website Launched

03/07/17 - A new and improved www.millikenvalve.com was recently launched by the company.  Acquired by Mueller Co. affiliate Henry Pratt in 2003, Milliken Valve offers a variety of plug, check and butterfly valves for water and wastewater applications.  The new website features dynamic display, impactful visuals, easy navigation, and is mobile friendly. Visit www.millikenvalve.com today! 


350psi Resilient Wedge Gate Valve with New Redesigned Flanged Ends Now Available

03/01/17 - Mueller Co. has redesigned the flanged (FLxFL) end connection type in the 350psi resilient wedge gate valve product offering. Using the same bonnet and body design as the mechanical joint type, the new redesigned FLxFL end connections are now available in sizes 4"-12" with the A-2361, P-2361, and T-2361 models. These valves comply with AWWA C515 standards and are UL listed, FM approved for 350psi working pressure. These valves are designed to address the growing demand of increased pressure applications. Click here to learn more.  


350psi R-2361 (4”-12”) OS&Y Resilient Wedge Gate Valve Now Available

02/27/17 - Originally introduced in A-2361 non-rising stem (NRS) models two years ago, Mueller Co. now produces R-2361 outside screw & yoke (OS&Y) gate valves with the same updated design in compliance with AWWA C515-15 standards. 4”-12” Mueller® R-2361 OS&Y valves now feature a lighter weight body and a UL/FM listing of 350psi working pressure. These fire protection valves have been designed to address the growing demand for increased pressure applications. Click here to learn more. 


Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Include Pratt Valves

2/14/17 - More than 200 Pratt butterfly valves with actuators and control cabinets have been supplied to Springwells Water Treatment Plant in Detroit as part of a three and a half year renovation project. The renovation is addressing important maintenance projects and upgrading necessary equipment and facilities in the eighty year old plant. Click here to read more about this project. 


Mueller to Acquire Singer Valve

2/2/17 - Mueller to acquire Singer Valve. Increases ability to help utilities manage pressure & extend life of water assets. Click here to read the full press release. 


Improved Hydro Gate® Website Launched

1/18/17 - The company recently launched an improved website, www.hydrogate.com. Acquired by Mueller Co. affiliate Henry Pratt Company in 2001, Hydro Gate water control gates are used in a wide variety of applications. Customers choose from cast iron slide or flap gates, fabricated slide or flap gates, rectangular butterfly gates, stop logs, wall thimbles, lifts and accessories. Featuring dynamic display, impactful visuals, and easy navigation, the new website makes it much easier to view from their smart phone or download submittal documents for Hydro Gate products. Visit www.hydrogate.com today!


January 2017 Innovation News Newsletter Available for Download

1/13/17 - The January 2017 edition includes several Hydro-Guard product updates including transient pressure monitoring capabilities, a S.M.A.R.T. flushing system installation, and a BOSS sampling station installation. Other articles include new product line introductions such as the 350psi R-2361 OS&Y Resilient Wedge Gate Valve, the Lineseal 350™ Butterfly Valve, and the Shur Stop™ PE Pipe Line Stopping System for Natural Gas. The appointment of Nick Peyton to ETTAC, the Best Smart Water Solution Award, and an update on our mobile training program are also included in this edition.

Innovation News from Mueller Co. summarizes recent product line enhancements and step-change innovations at the company. Click here to download your copy today. 


Mueller Co. Introduces Shur Stop™ Polyethylene Line Stopping System

12/6/16 - Mueller Co. has introduced a line stopping solution designed specifically for polyethylene (PE) pipes. The Shur Stop™ PE Line Stopping System incorporates Mueller Co.’s well-known NO-BLO® technology providing leak-free performance.  It increases the safety of utility workers by giving them complete control of natural gas flow during stop off. The Shur Stop PE System is a safe alternative to pipeline “squeezing” techniques historically used by the industry.

The lightweight system includes a number of components constructed with high-strength aluminum alloys, making the system easier to handle and operate.  It also has a stopper that is mechanically expanded into the pipe, giving the operator better control of the stopping performance.

The Shur Stop PE System is designed to have the versatility to meet the requirements of specific systems, while eliminating potential pipeline stresses commonly caused by other polyethylene pipe flow control methods.

Click here to read the full press release. 


Andy Clauhs Receives Service Award

10/20/16 - Mueller Co. Territory Manager Andy Clauhs received the 2016 Service to the Water Industry award at the 2016 New Jersey Water Association Annual Conference. 

Andy Clauhs Receives Service Award


October 2016 Innovation News Newsletter Available for Download

10/12/16 - The October 2016 edition includes articles about new patents received by the company this year, the release of a new hydrant safety flange training video, and the launch of a new U.S. Pipe Valve & Hydrant website. A new B-101 parts poster, new gate valve BIM Models, and the development of a Hydro-Guard HG-8 Warm Climate Automatic Flushing System are also featured. Also included are several product enhancements including the renaming of a tapping valve, the release of a 5” Storz cap with 1-1/2” Pentagon nut, expansion of the meter adapter product line, and extension of the open right ball curb stop product line.  Finally, this issue includes several news updates such as the production of the 4 millionth hydrant, a W&WD Project of the Year Award, an interview with Water Online, and details on the transition of Lined Valve to Pratt knife gate valves.    

Innovation News from Mueller Co. summarizes recent product line enhancements and step-change innovations at the company. Click here to download your copy.


Price Changes Applying to Mueller Gas Distribution Products

6/17/16 - On July 18, 2016, list prices for most Mueller® Gas Distribution Products will increase by five (5) percent. To receive a PDF of the current U.S. List Price Sheets please contact your Mueller Gas Customer Service Representative. 

Customer Notification Letter


Mueller Gas Division Launches New Website

04/20/16 - Mueller Gas Division is proud to announce the launch of their new muellergas.com website.


Restyled Slide Gate Valve Simplifies Use & Operation

02/22/16 - Commonly used in small diameter pipeline stopping applications, the H-10917 features a low profile, high strength aluminum body, steel replaceable threads and O-ring seals.

Product Advisory: New Model H-10917 Slide Gate Valve