Project #2689

Potential Techniques for the Assessment of Joints in Water Distribution Pipelines

$670,000
Completed
Principal Investigator
Chris
Reed
Research Manager
Dr. Djanette Khiari
Contractor
Ondeo - NLTRC

Abstract

Identifies and documents key problems associated with failure of joints in pipelines. Evaluates and reports on performance of existing techniques utilized for inspection and condition-assessment of a wide variety of joints used in water distribution pipe. Investigates and identifies methods to rehabilitate joints without the expense and service disruption resulting from open-trench excavation. Includes a CD-ROM. Published in 2006.