Pre-emptive Signs of Pipeline Failure

Best practices for the management of buried assets

Spring has sprung, and as temperatures rapidly fluctuate, water mains across North America are at increased risk for leaks, cracks, and sudden failures. Frost coming out of the ground and increased moisture in the soil presents a double threat to mainlines that may be moved around by the melting and have their outer coating against corrosion compromised. If left undetected soil-side corrosion puts cities at risk of leaks and catastrophic failure. As one of North America’s leading providers of water line inspection, PICA Corp has compiled a shortlist of what to stay on the look out for when it comes to spotting the early signs of pipe failure. Read on to learn more!