To bring waterworks distribution to the upper Midwest by providing quality products and services in a timely, accurate and cost-effective manner.
We are committed to servicing the market by providing creative solutions to customers' needs, employing skilled, motivated, and conscientious support staff, developing, and maintaining strong supplier relationships and providing the most reliable products available today while creating lasting partnerships with your valued customers.
I&I Guard®-PRF Polyurethane Grout
I&I Guard®-PRF is a rapid two-part polyurethane grout designed to stop high flow infiltration in underground structures. It creates a grout curtain outside the structure, reducing infiltration immediately. Ideal for manholes, lift stations, and pipelines, it handles flows up to 50 gallons per minute. With a fast 3 – 5 second reaction time and 30-second expansion time, it’s efficient and quick.
Quad-Plug® is a specialized blend of cements and admixtures designed to swiftly halt running water or seepage in concrete and masonry structures. It’s ideal for sewer pipes, manholes, and walls. This fast-acting solution provides impressive compressive strength of over 1,500 psi in just 30 minutes (ASTM C39).
PipePatch is a trenchless solution for repairing damaged pipes caused by corrosion, cracks, joint separations, root, and water infiltration, regardless of pipe age or material. Unlike traditional methods, PipePatch eliminates disruptive excavations, ensuring structural integrity, and guarantees a 50-year repair life.
First Waterworks™ features the products most asked for and used by trade professionals. Listed are our top waterworks brands and supplies stocked at many locations. Contact the First Waterworks location nearest you for inventory on the specific product you are looking for.
First Supply has a rich history of service to the building community. Now into our 125th year in business, we have great pride in remaining family-owned in the fifth generation. We are recognized nationally as a a leader in the industry because of our laser focus on employing the best support staff and our vendor partnerships that allow us to provide the most reliable products available to contractors today. We’ve built long-term relationships on the driving philosophy – “the customer relationship comes first.”
First Companies including First Supply, Gerhard’s Kitchen, Bath & Lighting Stores, the Kohler Signature Stores by First Supply and First Waterworks have a shared mission – For five generations, First Companies has been the supplier of choice for exceptional brands while progressively innovating the distribution channel. We will provide partnership to our customers by empowering our teams to have a positive impact on everything they do.
Growing and strengthening our business for the next generations allows us to invest in key markets and channels like in the waterworks channel in Southeastern Wisconsin. From the days of barging pipe up the Mississippi River 80 years ago, the waterworks segment has played an important role at First Companies. So much so that the new First Waterworks segment was created in 2020 allowing a strengthened focus on vendor relationships, customer service, and market growth.
On behalf of First Waterworks, and all of First Companies, I would like to extend my genuine appreciation for you taking time to learn more about our plans for the future. If at any time there is more information needed to help guide you along the way, please to do not hesitate to reach out to the First Waterworks team or to me directly. We are excited to continue our growth in the marketplace.