Project #2608

External Corrosion and Corrosion Control of Buried Water Mains

$650,500
Completed
Principal Investigator
Andrew
Romer
Research Manager
Dr. Jian Zhang
Contractor
AECOM
Corrosion
Asset Management
Pipes

Abstract

Identifies various causes of external corrosion such as bacteriological, galvanic, impressed current, acidic soils, etc., and presents methods that aid in the identification process. Also determines economical solutions for each type of corrosion and verify these solutions through field trials. Includes a CD-ROM. Published in 2005.

This project was featured in a November 2015 Opflow article. The article is posted below under Project Papers.

Resources

Reduce Pipeline Failures With Effective Corrosion Control

Project Paper
06/23/2019
​This article appeared in the November 2015 issue of Opflow and is posted with permission of hte American Water Works Association. Water Research Foundation. 2015. "Reduce Pipeline Failures With Effective...