n IMIESA - State-of-the-art pipeline leak detection : snippet
|Article Title||State-of-the-art pipeline leak detection : snippet|
|© Publisher:||3S Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Author||Mark C. Webb|
|Publication Date||Sep 2008|
|Pages||54 - 55|
Rand Water Board's recent frustration in locating a leak in an 80-year old steel HDPE-lined pipe was solved using new state-of-the-art technology after more conventional inspection technologies failed. The slip-lined section of Rand Water's Forest Hill to Turffontein (C4) pipeline, an old 24-inch (610 mm) diametre steel pipeline with a 6.3 mm thick wall, was laid around 1927.
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