The Importance of Municipal Pipe Inspection
Municipal pipe inspection is necessary in order to maintain a municipal sewer system, and it can catch potentially difficult to repair problems long before they occur. When a regular pipe inspection schedule is not followed, problems like sludge buildup, pipe deterioration, root invasions, corrosion, and other issues can build up over time. When municipal sewer problems are neglected, they can easily lead to major blockages and pipe collapses. This can end up causing plumbing outages for entire neighborhoods, so it is of the utmost importance for regular maintenance and inspection to be performed for municipal sewers.
CCTV can catch sewer problems quickly
CCTV technology is used to inspect many types of municipal pipes, and this technology can save a substantial amount of time compared to other types. This technology is used to visually inspect the interior of the pipeline. The operator looks throughout the entire pipeline and inspects for breakages, leaks, tree roots, corrosion, and any other potential problems or issues that could lead to a pipeline failure or a disruption. CCTV can be used to inspect a wide range of different pipe diameters from around 4 inches to 60.
Pipeline failures can be prevented
Expensive pipeline failures can be prevented using municipal pipe inspection technology. Some of the most common problems that can lead to these types of failures include sediment and sludge buildup, scaling and mineral deposits, erosion, roots, trash and debris buildup, and more. All of these problems can be caught and fixed using video inspection, and the amount of time and money that can be saved by finding a problem and fixing it can add up to the tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. It’s well worth it to schedule regular municipal pipe inspections, and many maintenance protocols call for inspections at regular intervals, based on the volume of usage of the system, its age and other factors.
To learn more about municipal pipe inspection or to schedule one for your area today, contact Environmental Pipe Cleaning at 800-785-3727.