Hydra-Stop, based in Burr Ridge, Illinois, is the largest insertion valve and line stop manufacturer in the world. For over 40 years, Hydra-Stop has provided solutions for water control to thousands of municipalities and contractors around the world. Hydra-Stop provides solutions for the 20 – 50 percent of valves in municipal systems that no longer operate. Specifically, we:
- Manufacture equipment for installing insertion valves in under-pressure applications
- Manufacture and provide technical support for insertion valves and line stop fittings
- Teach interested parties about alternative water main repair methodology to eliminate shutdowns and customer interruptions.
- Help municipalities manage, maintain and provide solutions for aging water systems
- Provide municipalities and private water utilities the easiest and most cost-effective solutions to service their communities
- Minimize the disruption of water, the most basic human need — water
Hydra-Stop’s Line Stop Fittings allows us to accomplish what use to take a full day in a half day. Instead of having to install two sleeves we just need one with the insta valve. The process is much quicker when using Hydra-Stop’s equipment. We’ve been working with them since the 90’s and exclusively use Hydra-Stop’s equipment for our water maintenance projects. Their equipment may be a little more expensive but
Dave O’Mara Contractors
We are at the early stages of incorporating the Insta-Valves into our valve program but it’s clear that they prevent unnecessary disruption, which is why we purchased their equipment. Chad and Steve at Hydra-Stop have done a great job with training and they’ve provided excellent support so far.
Water Maintenance Supervisor II
City of Columbus, OH
We’ve been working with Hydra-Stop for 15 or 16 years. It’s a long-term commitment and of course issues emerge, but Hydra-Stop is committed to making improvements and upgrades where necessary. I have a good relationship with the team and there is an open line of communication from the bottom to the top of the company. I would like to see them stock more standard fitting sizes to reduce lead time.
Tap Master, Inc.
Hydra-Stop LLC always goes above and beyond to support us. Our division originally purchased equipment from them 15 years ago and it’s still holding up nicely. We required some retraining and John came on site 5 times to do demos with us. He demonstrated how to properly use the equipment and made sure we were well trained. He even helped us retrofit the equipment to meet our needs. Their materials
W&S Assistant Superintendent
Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department
We’ve been working with Hydra-Stop for over fifteen years now; they have a great product that is also affordable. They’re constantly upgrading their products and incorporating our feedback which is appreciated. We ran into some issues with the pipe IDs changing over time which required valve adjustments and Hydra-Stop delivered. Their ability to respond to our changing needs is what sets them apart from others. We even invested in purchasing
Water Services Group, LLC
We (Florida Flow Controls) are known for being industry leaders in specialty water and wastewater services; our go to for water solutions and equipment has been Hydra-Stop LLC since 2009. If we weren’t happy with them we wouldn’t be working with them, and we use them almost exclusively. The Hydra-Stop LLC team is always willing to come out to our sites and frequently checkin with us. No complaints here.
Florida Flow Control
Hydra-Stop’s equipment is perfect for when you’re lacking valves in certain areas and you want to avoid shutting down the entire water system. Their Line Stop Fittings allow us to isolate the section of the pipe we need to work on, which is extremely important when there are hospitals and nursing homes in the area. We made our initial purchase about 15 years ago and this year we invested in
City of Newark, OH
I started my own water maintenance business back in 2014 and have worked exclusively with Hydra-Stop products. I find the Insta-Valves and Line Stop Fittings easy to install and I work with Chad on a regular basis. They are always available to provide support and help me resolve any issues that arise. Hydra-Stop provides good equipment and I will continue to work with them; there is no need to look
Construction Service of Indiana
We Like working with companies that are dependable and their staff work hard at everything asked. Britt Marchman is Our Salesman and John Foley is our area Manager , They both work very well in conjunction with us to help sell their valves to different customers including Municipalities.
Philip Reid & Sons
Hearne is a typical small town with big infrastructure problems. The majority of the water valves in town are not operational or have been lost over time. Hydra-stop is an easy to use solution that is allowing our water department to take control of our system with almost no impact on our citizens. Purchasing Hydra-Stop has amounted to huge savings in contractor costs and is easy enough to use that
City of Hearne
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