Fire Protection

We provide a wide range of high-quality products for use in fire protection sprinkler systems. Taking a system solution approach to flow control, we integrate UL/FM Listed/Classified Fire Protection products into solutions that deliver reliable performance for commercial, residential, industrial, and institutional applications.

Delivering reliable valves and other fire protection products, we offer flow control system expertise and a single-source for plumbing-related solutions that can streamline your operations, save money, and simplify parts inventories and maintenance.


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How You Benefit from Watts Fire Protection Systems

High-quality products

  • Assurance of receiving premium, dependable Ames fire protection products
  • World-class design
  • All components engineered within a system solution approach

Highly qualified expertise

  • Experience with systems, certifications, and regulations
  • Thousands of successful installations
  • Demanding manufacturing and quality control standards

High-reliability follow-through

  • Single-source accountability
  • Often single system-wide warranty
  • Prompt customer service
  • Ongoing technical support, educational resources, and videos


Flow Control for Fire Prevention

Improving Fire Sprinkler Safety with Backflow Prevention


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Browse the Watts Fire Protection System

From Ames Fire Protection components to system-wide expertise and support, our systems solutions provide reliable flow control from the ground up.

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Backflow Preventers

Backflow preventers protect the water system. Short lay length, light weight, and compact design make them easy to install and service.

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Slow-close Gear-operated Ball Valves

Gear-operated ball valves provide reliable on/off control—specifically designed for fire-suppression applications.

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Automatic Control Valves

Automatic Control Valves help reduce and relieve pressure—reduce high inlet pressure to a constant, lower outlet pressure across a broad range of flow.

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UL/FM Strainers keep debris from impacting system performance—protect critical fire system equipment.

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In-building risers simplify system installation—required by California state fire marshal. Custom lengths available from 3 to 20 feet.

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Pressure Relief

The LFPV20CB is a direct acting diaphragm actuated system pressure relief valve that can be used in systems with close pressure tolerances.
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See the process for commissioning an Ames UL-listed pressure reducing valve in your fire protection system

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Inspection and Repair videos

We maintain an extensive video library to help you install, inspect, and repair fire protection components.

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