Do You Know The Value Of Regularly Inspecting Your Water Mains?
Are your water mains at risk for corrosion failure? Each year, main breaks cause millions of dollars of damage to property, roadways, and residences. Regular inspection of your mains helps ensure that your pipes are in serviceable condition and free from risk of failure that leads to costly repairs. At PICA Corp, we’re proud to be a leading provider of inspection services for customers all over the globe. Read on to learn more about detection of corrosion and deterioration, including one of the Edmonton Region’s major culprits, tuberculation, below.
Pre-stressed Concrete Pressure Pipe (PCCP) is used for water feeder mains across the world. It is a sturdy material; however, it can fail dramatically if the reinforcing wires break. This article discusses degradation detection.
How to determine the condition and serviceability of distribution mains
With water and wastewater pipelines rapidly ageing across North America, the risk of sudden leaks and burst failures are higher than ever. Between 2012 and 2018, pipe breaks saw a 27% increase in occurrence, causing millions of dollars in damage, repair costs, and significant disruption to local communities. Partnering with an experienced analysis team like PICA Corp to perform regular condition assessments of your lines is one of the best ways to stay on top of the health of your pipes, as well as to avoid the headaches and misfortune that come with a sudden failure. Learn more about PICA, as well as our leading HydraSnake tool, below.
Do you take a proactive or reactive approach to pipeline assessment? Regularly inspecting the condition of your pipes can mean the difference between catching early signs of damage and costly repairs after a major failure. Learn more about pipeline assessments, including major risks to your line, the costs of forgoing regular inspection, as well as PICA Corp services below.
How to Reduce Pipeline Failures
With Alberta experiencing one of the wettest summers in previous decades, standing groundwater and increased moisture in the soil present a bigger than ever threat to pipelines. Left undetected and untreated, soil-side corrosion can cause significant damage to your line, including cracks, leaks, and catastrophic failures. Learn how to spot early signs of damage, as well as the value of regular inspections below.