Project #507

Nondestructive Testing of Water Mains for Physical Integrity

$202,520
Completed
Principal Investigator
Ronald
Skabo
Research Manager
Mr. Joel Catlin
Contractor
Jacobs
Condition Assessment
Asset Management
Pipes

Abstract

Explores the feasibility of using nondestructive testing (NDT) to assess the physical condition of exposed and buried water mains. Describes NDT techniques used in the water, oil and gas industries, and discusses their advantages, limitations, methods of interpretation, and potential use by the water industry. Published in 1992.