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Advanced technology in products and processes

Our core business is the development and production of valves, hydrants and accessories for water and gas distribution, sewage treatment and fire protection.

AVK is an international group created through the efforts of dedicated people. We believe in basic strategies such as being innovative, keeping our business simple and being close to our markets and customers staying focused on their needs.

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The AVK Group

The AVK Group is a privately owned industrial group currently comprising +100 companies worldwide. We develop and produce valves, hydrants and accessories for water and gas distribution, sewage treatment and fire protection. Furthermore, AVK has built up strong brands supplying products and solutions for various industrial sectors and within advanced manufacturing. Our products are designed to meet international standards and are sold worldwide. When dealing with the AVK Group expect quality, reliability, functionality and long lifetime in service.

AVK in Skovby, Galten

Where it all started

1941

Established as a local machine shop in Denmark

+3800

Employees worldwide

+100

Companies in the Group

630

Million EUR of turnover

Cases from around the world

First section well installed in large pressure management project

After much planning and consideration, the first well is now in place at Strømmen Vandværk and the ideal power solution has been chosen.

Obtaining a valuable overview
Prior to this, there was a comprehensive task of dividing the entire supply network into separate pressure zones. As shown in a previous article, the network was split into four zones, each to have an inlet chamber established. The chamber will have an intelligent control valve mounted alongside an ultrasonic water meter, which will then measure the volume entering the pressure zone. This is very valuable information, as the network obtains a full overview of how much water enters a specific zone held against how much is actually consumed by the network customers - all relative to the specific time of day. This way, Strømmen Vandforsyning will be able to start establishing parameters for the pressure adjustments within the zone based on the collected network data. In other words, the pressure will be following the water demand, reducing the pressure when possible to the minimum service pressure promised to network customers.

This way of regulating the pressure can also be used actively for controlling pressure elsewhere in the pressure zone. There might be areas with great pressure losses when consumption is high, which can happen with old, internally overgrown pipes reducing the flow or if the piping is too narrow for the actual water demand. By logging data on flow and pressure in this critical area, the control valve can be programmed to regulate the pressure and keep it at a constant level within the area.

Having the control valve adjusting the pressure constantly is not only saving water and energy, but is also stabilising the overall pressure which has a direct positive impact on the pipeline system lifespan.

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AVK control valves in water supply project

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AVK fire products in huge international project

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Excellent quality outbattling harsh conditions

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Utilisation of water resources in Israel

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Non-revenue water reduction in Malaysia

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A future with minimised water loss

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Chambered air valve success in UK market

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Modernisation of Romanian water treatment plant

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Butterfly valves for infrastructure storage site upgrade

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AVK valves in new biogas plant in Denmark

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AVK knife gate valves in newly renovated wastewater treatment plant

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Norway: Connecting cities with new main water supply

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109-year-old Glenfield pressure reducing valves refurbished

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Automatic flow control valves at water treatment works in Yorkshire

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AVK to supply quality valves and hydrants to King Abdullah Economic City

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Fulham gas holder site regeneration project

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Pipework efficiency through AVK air valves

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Central Highlands Water invests in AVK/Glenfield cone valve

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Upgraded sewage treatment works - Wyong, Australia

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Butterfly valves for refurbishment activities in water treatment plant

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AVK supplying air conditioning valves to data centers

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Optimised hydrant security

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Non-revenue water management in Bulgaria

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Slovakia: Hot tapping in a gas line

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Sustainable energy: From biomass to electricity

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A Water Corporation project improving drinking water quality and supply efficiency

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AVK fire hydrants in Riyadh Metro

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Historic city gets state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plants

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Scottish Water: Glenhove and Gowanbank pumping stations, UK

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Positive environmental impact of (AVK) plastics

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AVK products in largest biogas plant in Southern Europe

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Large-scale project for efficient water supply management reducing critical water losses

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Gain knowledge about

Water loss: A global challenge

Water is a scarce ressource. By adding inadequate distribution management, we are faced with a more invisible, yet crucial problem: water loss, also referred to as non-revenue water, or NRW.

Learn more about non-revenue water here, and get inspired by the many ways of managing a global ressource problem.

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