X143HP Case History #3
Case History -
Cla-Val X143HP Hydro Power Generator Installation
Customer: Municipal Water District in Northwestern US
Location of Installation: Underground Vault Pressure Reducing Valve Station
Cla-Val Contact: John Link • [email protected]
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The Sales Agent approached this customer to be a test site for the X143HP and learned that they had interest in installing a metering valve because their distribution was losing about 20% of their produced water
Based on the application, 24 VDC power was required to run a metering valve but the site did not have power
The site has an existing 10” 90-01 and 3” 90-01 Pressure Reducing Valves (PRVs) that could be utilized for the X143HP Power Generator installation
Instead of adding an external meter at the PRV site, the 10” valve was retrofitted with an 133VF metering kit
Equipment Powered by the X143HP:
The valve retrofit and X143HP installation was completed in late January 2009
The power generator has been running trouble-free since then, providing the necessary power to operate the metering valve, enabling the customer to diagnose their water loss issues and mitigate problems within their system
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