Hydro-Guard Flushing & Monitoring Systems

About the Technology

Hydro-Guard automatic flushing and monitoring systems are used by utilities throughout North America to maintain water quality throughout their distribution systems. These systems can be programmed to flush on a scheduled sequence and to monitor a variety of water quality conditions, including chlorine residuals, temperature, pH, flow, turbidity, and pressure.

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Product Line Simplification

Mueller Co. has simplified its Hydro-Guard automatic flushing product line. While this simplification is primarily focused on standardizing the available options and consolidating the number of models offered. In addition, the company has revised the logo and extended the brand to include all products and services used by utilities to flush and monitor water distribution networks. For additional details, click here.

Temporary (Portable) Flushing Systems

The Hydro-Guard Portable Automatic Flushing System takes automatic and programmable flushing capabilities anywhere in the water distribution system where a fire hydrant is available. The HG-6 is portable and adjustable. Its lightweight design gives it portability. The device's integrated height adjustment allows it to match up to most hydrant heights on any brand of hydrant.

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Case Studies: Assumption Parish, LA
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Permanent Flushing Systems

Hydro-Guard Permanent Flushing Systems provide a fully automated solution for flushing water distribution lines. The units can be designed to operate reliably in warm and cold climates. Designed for use with either a built-in (NODE) or removable (T-2) multi-event programmer, Hydro-Guard systems are programmed to flush a water line multiple times per day, seven days a week, with flush durations ranging from one minute to six hours per program. Water can be discharged atmospherically onto the system's splash plate or direct into a storm pond, storm sewer or drainage swale.  

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Case Studies: Buna, TX; Horseshoe Bay, TX; Collier County, FL; Birmingham Water Works; Clayton County, GA; Halifax Regional Water Commission
Operating Manuals: HG-1; HG-2 Low Profile; HG-2 High Profile; HG-3; HG-4; HG-8
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S.M.A.R.T. Flush Management Options

The Hydro-Guard S.M.A.R.T. Flushing System is the ultimate automated flush management system. S.M.A.R.T. enabled flushing can be set to occur either by scheduled flush times or in response to real-time analysis of local water quality. What's more it allows two-way communication and remote flush and water quality management via either a secure web portal or a secure interface with end-user's existing SCADA via Modbus TCP protocol.

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Sampling Stations

The Hydro-Guard Safety Guard blow-off sampling station (B.O.S.S.) provides a reliable and user-friendly method for taking water quality samples from a utilities own water distribution lines. Using a permanent, dedicated sampling point allows utility personnel to access sample locations at their convenience—no appointment necessary.

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Remote Pressure Monitoring System

Since pressure management in pipe networks is fundamental to providing safe drinking water, Mueller Co. provides a user-friendly and cost-effective technology to continuously monitor pressure in potable water distribution systems. The pressure monitoring system, typically installed in DMAs or pressure zones; on PRVs; system interconnects; and water storage tanks, reports at user-defined intervals via cellular service. Data is logged; made available for periodic upload; and stored for up to two years on a secure web server. When a pressure spike occurs, utility personnel can be notified within minutes by email and text messaging. This technology is currently available in North America only.

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Enclosures

Hydro-Guard enclosures are ideal for protecting valuable utility assets from the environment or vandalism. Mueller offers a wide range of sizes, materials and options to meet a utility's need to cover a sample station, air release valve, or any other water or wastewater asset.

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