Hycomp: Protection Against Water Hammer Damage

When installing various water systems and specifically, municipal culinary water systems, engineers tend to focus on two main points, 1) designing an efficient system and 2) protecting that system against potential problems.

One major problem that causes severe damage or system failure for any water treatment station is water hammer shock waves. “Water Hammer” or “Hydraulic Shock” is a pressure surge or shockwave resulting when a fluid (usually a liquid but sometimes also a gas) in motion is …more