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Dec 17, 2014

Frankfort Electric and Water Plant Board Verifies Distress on Ductile Iron Pipe Using Electromagnetics

In June 2013, FEWPB agreed to utilize an electromagnetic (EM) assessment technology on 700 feet of 1974 era DIP after the successful assessment of almost five miles of its prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP). The 700-foot section of 48-inch DIP runs directly from one of FEWPB’s water treatment plants and connects with the primary transmission main.

Dec 10, 2014

Leaks on Large-Diameter Trunk Mains – More Than Just Non-Revenue Water Reduction

In the 2014 edition of Water Loss Detectives – a leading water loss publication – produced by Aquatim S.A., Pure Technologies explains how focusing leak detection on large-diameter trunk mains can not only make a tangible impact on reducing NRW, but also contributes to long-term pipeline reliability.

Dec 8, 2014

City of Tarpon Springs Assesses Critical Ductile Iron Force Main

The City of Tarpon Springs, FL serves a population slightly less than 25,000. With limited resources and a mandate to provide both reliable water supply and wastewater collection for its customers, the City decided to assess the condition of one of its primary 14-inch force mains that experienced a failure in summer 2013.

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Pipeline Management Solutions

At Pure Technologies, we partner with utilities to help them understand the current condition of their pipes so they can make more informed repair, replacement and rehabilitation decisions.

Louisville Water - Cast-iron Transmission Main Inspection Along Eastern Parkway

Louisville Water completes its first inspection of a cast-iron transmission main while it's filled with water and in service.

Consideration of Internal Visual & Sounding of PCCP in Conjunction with Electromagnetic Inspection

Visual and sounding inspections are a reliable method of detecting pipes in an advanced state of distress. Electromagnetic testing provides the best condition assessment data for large diameter concrete pressure pipelines. When combined, these methods provide a broader picture to the overall condition of buried pipeline infrastructure.

Lake Huron Primary Water Supply System Condition Assessment Project - October 2012

Pure Technologies and LHPWSS completed a 47-km (29 miles) inspection a 1200-mm (48-inch) water transmission main using SmartBall® and PipeDiver®.

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