AVK are currently working together with Georgia Water and Power for the supply Series 859 control valves. The valves are to be installed as part of a leakage reduction initiative in Tbilisi, Georgia’s capital city. Following the initial technical discussions and benefits of S859 over other control valves in Tbilisi. Various trials were performed and videos and data logging results were provided to GWP to ensure the customer was fully satisfied with the specifications and operational performance.
After installation 235 Series 859 PRVs, GWP saved 28million cubic meters of water per year, Consumption of electricity for water treatment and distribution is reduced by 8-10%. Planned installation of more than 500 PRVs series 859, DN50-300 PN16 to reduce water loss, Expected reduction of pumped water is 58,000,000 m3 /year, the saving alone on producing this amount of water is nearly 6.4 million USD per year. AVK were awarded the contract for the supply of the control valves despite serious competition from cheaper competitors, but GWP were very clear their requirements were for high quality valves with excellent support and therefore acknowledged the benefits of using AVK and their Series 859 valves. AVK intelligent control valve has been a proven solution for reducing leakage and burst frequency, bringing optimal and cost effective pressure control to your network. It is also a vital tool for smart networks!
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