Project #265

Quantifying Future Rehabilitation and Replacement Needs of Water Mains

$289,000
Completed
Principal Investigator
Arun
Deb
Research Manager
Kate A Martin
Contractor
Weston Solutions, Inc.
Asset Management
Condition Assessment
Pipes

Abstract

Modifies and applies to North American water systems an existing computer model that was developed at the University of Karlsruhe. Forecasts pipe rehabilitation needs and rates as a function of pipe material, pipe technology, and environmental stress. Completed in 1998. A report with software that runs only on Microsoft Access 97 is available to WRF subscribers.