Spring is well underway, and as we approach the summer months, it’s time to ask your quality and safety teams the million-dollar question: are your water mains fit for service or will they fail and make emergency excavation and repair necessary? If you’ve fallen behind on inspections or haven’t had an inspection program started yet, it’s time to step up your asset management game and take a closer look at what’s going on under the pavement. PICA Corp knows the importance of inspecting water mains (and wastewater mains), and the risks associated with failing to stay on top of inspection and maintenance. For the last three decades, we’ve helped our customers stay safe and efficient using highly refined NDT technology, like CCTV, Laser or LiDAR inspections. Learn more:
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Mechanical Jobbers of Lithonia, GA has agreed to join PICA to deliver PICA services in the South East
Established in 1976, Mechanical Jobbers Marketing, Inc. is a multi-state licensed MBE general contractor that focuses on municipal and industrial customers. Since then, working with staff with educational backgrounds at Georgia Tech, Auburn University and the University of Pittsburgh, MJ have been a reliable partner helping our customers to grow and build their businesses. With our dependable services, our customers have the peace of mind knowing they can focus on other problems. Mechanical Jobbers Marketing specializes in infrastructure rehabilitation, industrial maintenance, and coating services. We strive to offer our customers unique and specific solutions to their problems that solves chronic issues and lower costs. With a close working relationship with a variety of material manufacturers, we are in a unique position to help our customers where others have failed.
The consequences of Large Diameter Pipe failure
Do you know the major risks and consequences of a large diameter pipe failure?
Each day, thousands upon thousands of gallons of water are transported across counties and municipalities via large diameter pipes worldwide. As one of our most important resources, these water networks play a vital role in ensuring millions of people have access to fresh water, as well as a safe and dependable way to transport raw and wastewater materials. When working properly, large diameter pipes perform this function flawlessly, standing up to the demands of constant transport, and staying tough for years. However, should a large diameter pipe become compromised by corrosion or other forms of degradation there is a significant risk at play, especially if this damage is left undetected long enough for a full or partial failure to occur. Water main breaks can cause millions of dollars worth of damage to the surrounding area in record time, and result in serious hardships for the local community such as traffic shutdowns, property damage, and more.
Are you on the hunt for convenient inline pipe inspection tools that make it easy to take stock of the conditions of your lines with minimal disruption to your operations? PICA corp. is proud to partner with INGU to offer the perfect solution for your leak detection needs. Designed to pack big capabilities into a small size, Ingu’s line of Recon+ ("Pipers") technology makes it easier than ever to inspect your lines with confidence. Learn more about inline inspection with PICA below!