When winter's biting at the door and you're dealing with problems in your water utility, it's not the time to discover that you don't have what you need to fix the problem. Fortunately, there are a wide range of solutions that we've developed at New Concept Tools that help your crew get the job done and get out of the cold as quickly as possible. Here's a quick look at a few of the options you have available that makes your prep kit more complete and your winter go more smoothly.
Hydrants can be a significant part of your water utility's overall assets. They're also heavy, bulky and difficult to place correctly without a lot of trouble. Because they can involve trench work, it can be dangerous for your crew to install, with potential for serious injury if something goes wrong. For that reason, the experts at New Concept Tools have developed a hydrant setter that helps protect your crew and your hydrants from damage. Here's a quick look at how to use a hydrant setter to improve safety and speed up the installation of this difficult but necessary part of your water utility system.read more
How easy is it for your fire department to find hydrants when they're needed most, with a house on fire in the background? Though there are any number of simple products available on the market, will they get the job done when the fire department is scrambling to get a hose connected? Here's a look at the right way to prepare your hydrants with hydrant markers that show up when it matters most.read more
Storms can be rough on your hydrants. Whether it's snow that causes a plow truck to plow through your hydrant or flooding from the torrential rain that makes a construction worker in a 4x4 run over it, the damage to your hydrants can be devastating. Fortunately, there's an easy-to-use tool to help mark your hydrants so that they're easier to see: hydrant flags. Available in hydrant spring flags and universal mount flags, the only thing you need to worry about is installing them. Here's a quick look at how to install each type quickly and easily.read more