Pipe, Inspection

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Panoramic pipe inspection technology has taken the process of inspecting sanitary sewer, storm sewer and water pipes to new dimensions, providing a 360-degree look at inside pipe surfaces and detailed information a step further past the capabilities of conventional pan-and-rotate inspection cameras and equipment.

The Sahara Leak Location System uses tethered inline acoustic technology to pinpoint the location and estimates the magnitude of leaks and air pockets in transmission mains 12 inch and larger of any construction type.

Compiled by Traci Read, Senior Editor

The 2009 Pipe Selection Guide is now available for download!

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Early this year, water officials in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, became aware there were cracks in one of the city's primary large diameter sanitary sewer trunk mains that threatened the Don River watershed and homes in one neighborhood.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

A new self-propelled, all-in-one robotic crawler/cutter/video system for reinstating laterals in newly lined sewer mains has been introduced to the North American market by Cosmic Top Hat, LLC.

Stephen Barlas, Washington Editor

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration says pipelines can use new Polyamide 11 thermoplastic pipe at higher operating pressures than currently allowed starting on Jan. 25, 2009.

The Vactor HydroSurge high-performance cleaning nozzle handles a variety of large pipe cleaning and maintenance applications.

ISCO Industries, the nation’s largest distributor and supplier of high density polyethylene (HDPE) piping products, has announced the acquisition of Wright Water & Waste based in Solon, OH.

When a friend told Laura Placht that she’d be perfect for sanitary and storm inspection, it was beyond anything the former church secretary ever imagined as a second career.

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