To support the financing of the acquisition, Walter Industries' subsidiary, U.S. Pipe, will become a part of Mueller Water Products when the acquisition closes. After the acquisition is completed, Mueller Water Products will continue to operate as its own company, as will U.S. Pipe, and the current leadership of both Mueller Water Products and U.S. Pipe will remain in place. Each will retain its name and headquarters locations. Anvil operations will continue as a part of the consolidated operations of Mueller Water Products.