Baltimore assesses pipeline condition with high-tech device

03/28/2012 |

Baltimore used PipeDiver, a tool outfitted with electromagnetic technology, to inspect a 6.5-mile stretch of concrete pipe water main. The device is put in at one end and comes out the other -- full of data about stresses in the pipe that it collects from its electromagnetic field. The data is then evaluated, and all this occurs with no disruption to water service.

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