Inspection Technology

Russell and PICA complete 7km steel pipeline for BC Hydro

BC Hydro has a 12" steel pipeline which supplies reservoir water to cool its condensers. The line is in critical service, in that the water that it carries is essential for proper plant operation.

When a leak was suspected in the pipeline, Russell/PICA were called in to find the leaks and any other degraded areas.

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Assessing Infrastructure Problems in Missouri

Technology gives Raymore, Mo., officials a heads up as to the condition of its pipe
Phil Becker & Chris Garrett — Feb 15, 2012


Raymore, Mo., is a small suburb of 18,000 on the south side of Kansas City, Mo. Small, but like all municipalities its size, it has millions of dollars invested in the infrastructure that serves its citizens. Part of this infrastructure is the sanitary sewer force main that pumps half the City’s sewage back up over a ridge to where a gravity sewer carries it to a regional treatment plant.

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PICA profile page on the WEF Buyer’s Guide

PICA provides measurements that tell the client the exact condition of their assets. Our tools use a patented remote field technology that can determine actual wall thickness of metallic pipe even with liners and coatings.

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