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Water Services Tools

Water service tools and machines from REED include drilling machines, tapping machines, test pumps, water removal pumps, pipe cutters and more. From fresh water to wastewater, REED tools can cut, squeeze, and join the necessary pipe. Simplify your drilling jobs by adding a REED power drive to a tapping or drilling machine. Browse our line of water line tools and machines below.

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Feed Tap™ Drilling Machine

Feed Tap™ Drilling Machine is a great waterworks tool that drills through pipe wall while under pressure using a corporation stop inserted into a service saddle.


Heavy Duty Shell Cutters

Shell cutters cut up to 2” deep and fit most standard arbors on machines including REED Feed Tap™.


Drilling Machines

Drilling Machines cut or drill through the pipe wall of cast iron, ductile iron, C900 PVC and PE water mains via the corporation stop inserted into the service saddle while under pressure.


D Series Drill Bits

D Series Drill Bits are designed for use with REED drilling machines


Heavy Duty Carbide-Tipped Hole Cutters

For use with REED DM2100 Series Drilling Machines, Heavy-Duty Carbide-Tipped Hole Cutters provide more cuts into mains than standard hole cutters.


Direct Tapping Machine

Direct Tapping Machine drills/taps water mains while under pressure, then installs corporation stops in a 2-step operation.


Drill Taps

Award-winning DT75 and DT100 drill taps perform fast with six cutting edges for clean threads and fewer leaks.


Tapping Compound

This cutting lubricant extends the life of drill taps and cutters.


Combination Drilling / Tapping Machines

REED’s combination drilling and tapping machines are easier to use, save operating time, and are a better value than any other machine.


PVC/PE Drilling Machines

The PVC drilling machine is used to cut through the PVC pipe wall via the corporation stop inserted into the service saddle while under pressure.


PVC/PE Shell Cutters

PVC/PE Shell Cutters cut through service saddles on PVC and PE.


Power Units for Tapping/Drilling

Add power to your drilling and tapping, and save hours of hand-cranking.


Manhole Hooks

Remove manhole covers with ease using REED Manhole Hooks.


Fiberglass Probe Rod

Fiberglass Probe Rods provide a safe way to locate pipe and utility lines.


Cordless Power Drive

Made for waterworks applications, this cordless power drive brings torque to the jobsite.


Valve Operators

Add power to valve exercising and maintenance with this compact, easy-to-transport system.


Utility Clutch

Safety and strength are hallmarks of this utility clutch for power drives.

VKA (top), VK2CK1 (bottom)

Valve & Curb Keys

REED’s selection of Valve Keys is the most complete and most compact available to turn gate valves in the street and curb stop valves to individual buildings.


Ratcheting Valve Keys

Ratcheting Valve Keys are a great backsaver for twists and turns on valves.

meter box keys mod

Meter Box & Curb Box Lid Keys

REED Meter Keys open many styles of meter pit lids and curb box lids. REED has the widest choice of pentagon keys and “skeleton” keys available, ending lengthy searches for the right key.


Corporation Stop Key Sockets

A helpful way to open/close the corp stop key.


Flare Tools for PE Water Service Lines

Forms a permanent cold flare with ten easy revolutions to connect PE 160 psi water service tubing.


PE Water Service Shut-off Tool

Designed for emergency shut-off of PE water services.


Standing Shut-Off Tool

REED's Standing Shutoff Tool compresses 3/4" to 1" PE plastic tubes to stop the flow of water.


Hammer Flaring Tools for Copper Tubing

High-quality, hardened steel flare tools make 45° flares on Type K soft copper water service tubing.

PRHF1 (top) PRHF3/4 (bottom)

Pressure Relieving Hammer Flaring Tools

With precision channels drilled from the tool’s end to its side, they allow flaring even when water is in the service line.

RR1 (left), RR2 (right)

Rerounding Tools

Tools easily and quickly re-round Type K copper tubing for better seal when compression fittings are used.


Brass Hammer

Soft-faced brass hammer for use with flare tools.


Copper Shut-Off Tools

Designed to shut-off the flow and also to reform Type K copper tubing.


Round It® Straightener/Rerounder

Save time and materials by using Round It® Straightener/Rerounders on copper tubing.


Meter Pit Pump

REED offers solutions for those encountering flooded meter pits. REED’s heavy-duty Meter Pit Pumps pull water out of pits making them more visible, convenient, and safe.

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