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April 5, 2013
In order to proactively address water loss on its water transmission mains, Sweetwater Authority completed a SmartBall® leak detection survey in January 2013 on over 5 miles of a 36-inch steel water transmission main to locate leaks and gas pockets.
April 3, 2013
In January 2013, Lake Huron Primary Water Supply System (LHPWSS) verified the results of a condition assessment project completed in October 2012 that included leak detection and electromagnetic (EM) assessment. The verification allowed LHPWSS to proactively repair three sections of Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe (PCCP) along its major transmission main.
April 1, 2013
Supplying roughly 25 percent of the potable water to the city, the Jim Miller Pipeline in east Dallas is one of the most crucial transmission mains that Dallas Water Utilities (DWU) operates; In December 2012, DWU completed a SmartBall® leak detection survey followed by an electromagnetic (EM) assessment using PipeDiver® technology in early 2013. Both inspections covered 9.5 miles of 96-inch Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe (PCCP).