Project #4093

Long Term Performance of Asbestos Cement Pipe

$569,183
Completed
Principal Investigator
Yafei
Hu
Research Manager
Dr. Jian Zhang
Contractor
National Research Council of Canada

Abstract

View the Project 4093 video abstract for a quick summary of project results and recommendations!

This research produced comprehensive documents for strategic management of remaining AC pipe in service in North America. The research identified the performance of AC pipe, methods to assess expected remaining life expectancy, and practical approaches for repair, replacement, and disposal of AC pipe given worker safety and environmental requirements. Published in 2013. The project includes two deliverables. Long Term Performance of Asbestos Cement Pipe (4093) is available as a PDF to WaterRF subscribers. Guidance Manual for Managing Long Term Performance of Asbestos Cement Pipe (4093b) is available in print and PDF to WaterRF subscribers.

A peer-reviewed article in Journal AWWA that extensively cites this research was published in June 2018. The article is posted below under Project Papers.