Around the world, PCCP pipe is used to transport both drinking and raw water safely and efficiently. Ensuring the integrity of these pipes is critical; a proactive maintenance and inspection plan is essential to identify and fix degradation, corrosion, breakages, and other potential hazards before they cause issues. An unexpected failure can lead to local flooding, service loss, mudslides, and other significant risks to crews, communities, roadways, and more.
Water and wastewater pipeline inspection remains a significant challenge across numerous industries and sectors. Whether it's municipalities, firewater systems, national parks, power plants, or other industrial operations, proper maintenance and inspection procedures can save millions in repairs and downtime. It's not always easy: approximately 40% of the world's water pipelines are difficult to inspect due to their small diameter, internal deposits or challenging access. As a result the ravages of corrosion, leaks, gas pockets, deposits, and other issues often go undetected, which can result in unexpected downtime and costly reactive repairs.
Assess the internal condition of your Potable mains with PICA CCTV Inspections
Every day, water-distribution pipes transport billions of gallons of water to counties and municipalities across North America. Potable water is one of our most important resources; water networks play a vital role in ensuring millions of people can safely access the fresh water they need to live. Damage to these networks - specifically by corrosion and other forms of degradation - puts water supplies at risk, especially when the damage goes undetected long enough for a full or partial failure to occur. Water main breaks can cause millions of dollars worth of damage in a very short time, not to mention serious consequences for communities, including road closures, property damage, and flooding of basements.
Did you know that approximately 40% of the world’s pipelines are difficult to inspect due to their small diameter or challenging structure? Each year, countless pipelines throughout North America face significant damage due to missed inspection and maintenance. Leaks, gas pockets, deposits and other issues that plague lines can, and often do, go undetected, allowing them to propagate and eventually fail. If your water or wastewater mains lines are among the many that struggle to find a viable and affordable inspection tool, PICA, in partnership with INGU, is proud to offer a versatile in-line inspection solution that has you covered. Designed to provide high-quality inspections with minimal disruption to active pipelines, “Pipers” are one of the newest innovations on the NDT inspection market and pack a big punch in a tiny package. Learn more about in-line inspections using Pipers with PICA below!
Why PICA Corp. should be your Go-To supplier of Condition Assessment Services
If you put off water main inspection throughout 2020 due to the global delays and uncertainty that affected many of us, there’s no time like the present to get back on track and find out if there are any hidden surprises lurking beneath the surface. At PICA Corp, we know firsthand just how important regular line inspection and maintenance are when it comes to preventing the multi-million dollar disasters that make headlines each season.