Pipeline Inspection and Condition Analysis: Can Your Lines Pass a "FFS" Inspection?
Do you know the last time your water mains, wastewater, raw water, fire water or other pipelines were inspected? Routine pipeline inspections are the best way to prevent the risk of unexpected failures and interruption of service and to determine if your pipeline is "FFS" (Fit for Service). By knowing the condition of your pipelines, and whether or not corrosion has taken root, you can make better-informed decisions regarding the maintenance and repair of your lines. At PICA Corp, our highly experienced team of technicians can assist you with analyzing the condition of your pipelines. Below we'll cover where pipeline corrosion comes from, and the many pipeline inspection tools PICA utilizes to determine the condition of your pipelines. Continue reading to find out more!
If your pipelines were to be inspected today, what would the inspection reveal? Pipelines fail due to corrosion, erosion, cracking and third party damage, all of which are invisible unless the pipes are uncovered and non-destructive testing (NDT) is performed on them. One very effective form of NDT that is performed from outside the pipe is electromagnetic (EM) testing. PICA's EM technology is embodied in its Bare Pipe Bracelet Probe (BP2). The BP is particularly effective in detecting ID corrosion on force mains caused by H2S damage.
Continue reading to find out how the BP from PICA can help avoid costly pipe failures and sink holes.
As a municipality, ensuring that your water mains are in good operating condition is crucial. Every year countless water line failures cost corporations and municipalities millions of dollars in damages. What is the best way to avoid these costly failures? Regular pipeline inspections by a trusted condition assessment team like PICA Corp. For decades PICA has been a world leader in non-destructive CCTV pipe inspections. Below we'll discuss why you should partner with PICA for your next pipe inspection, why inspections are vital, and more about CCTV pipe inspections. Continue reading to learn more!
Ensure Your Water Pipelines are in Top Condition with PICA Corp
Water and wastewater pipelines across North America are rapidly aging and are at risk of sudden leaks and burst failures. The only way to ensure that your pipelines are in safe working condition is to partner with an experienced condition analysis team like PICA. Our team can perform a regular condition assessment of your pipelines so you can clearly understand the condition of your water and wastewater mains. With PICA inspections it's possible that you can avoid the misfortune of a sudden and unexpected pipeline failure. Below we'll cover one of our unique HydraSnake tools that can assist you with determining the condition of your water lines.
Every day, billions of gallons of water are transported within pipelines across counties and municipalities. Damage to these vital networks puts our water lines and our communities at risk. By performing regular inspections on your pipelines, you can implement essential repairs and replacements before an unexpected disaster occurs. Fortunately, PICA Corp. is here to help your operations ensure that your pipeline is in top-notch condition. Our team uses various pipeline inspection tools and technologies to guarantee reliable and accurate data so you can make informed decisions regarding your water and wastewater lines. Below we'll discuss why performing a pipeline condition assessment is vital and how PICA Corp.'s technology-driven tools can help. Keep reading to find out more!