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Danger - Scalding Lurks!

Every year, thousands of people in the United States suffer serious thermal shock or scalding injuries in their bathtubs, sinks and showers.

Quick-Connect Plumbing Solutions

Features and benefits of the Watts Quick-Connect Plumbing Solutions. Includes introductory video and more...

Steam Traps

This guide to Steam Traps explains how each style of trap functions and how to select the proper steam trap for your application. Includes application diagrams and trap cutaway views.

Thermal Expansion

This guide to thermostatic mixing valves details the dangers of hot water such as thermal shock, scalding and the growth of Legionella bacteria if water is not kept hot enough. It describes the role of thermostatic mixing valves in protecting against these dangers and provides an interactive animation that demonstrates how mixing valves work.

Thermostatic Mixing Valves

This guide to thermostatic mixing valves details the dangers of hot water such as thermal shock, scalding and the growth of Legionella bacteria if water is not kept hot enough. It describes the role of thermostatic mixing valves in protecting against these dangers and provides an interactive animation that demonstrates how mixing valves work.

USC Cross-Connections in Household Plumbing Systems Study

The University of Southern California Foundation for Cross-Connection Control and Hydraulic Research (USC-FCCCHR) performed a study in late 2002 and early 2003 to determine the degree of protection against backflow that is present in today's homes.

Water Pressure Reducing Valves

This guide to Water Pressure Reducing Valves explains why water pressure reducing valves are used, how they work, the types available, installation configuration options and how to use performance curves to select the proper sized valve.


Products

CinchClamp & CrimpRing Systems

Our new CinchClamp boldly goes where those other fittings can't—mainly into tight, hard-to-reach spaces. With a unique "tab" design, there is no need to get a tool around the entire fitting. Simply press the tab closed with the CinchTool and the connection is complete.

GoldenEagle® Backflow Prevention Assemblies

Watts GoldenEagle® Series 719 Double Check Valve Backflow Assemblies and 919 Reduced Pressure Zone Backflow Assemblies are available in sizes 1/2"-2" and have been developed to provide both trouble-free operation in all types of water conditions and ease of service.

IntelliFlow™ Automatic Washing Machine Shutoff Valves

The Watts IntelliFlow™ Automatic Washing Machine Shutoff Valve uses a state-of-the-art electronic control device that senses the washing machine current flow. When the washing machine completes the full cycle the device senses the lack of current and closes the water inlet valves.

SilverEagle® Backflow Prevention Assemblies

Watts SilverEagle® series features an entire valve body and sleeve manufactured from 300 series stainless steel and groove connections for ease of installation and pipe alignment. The SilverEagle's™ compact design allows for small enclosures and the patented torsion spring check modules allow ease of serviceability.

Additional Information

Potable PEX Plumbing Catalogue

Get your copy of the latest Watts WaterPEX Potable PEX Plumbing Products catalog. Includes information on Watts full line of PEX tubing, manifolds, fittings, valves and accessories.

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CinchClamp & CrimpRing Systems

Learn about the innovative CrinchClamp and CrimpRing Fitting Systems from Watts WaterPEX that make installing PEX plumbing a snap.

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