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Pipe Rehabilitation Case Studies

New Jersey American Water, Maplewood and Millburn, New Jersey

In 2014, New Jersey American Water used acoustic-based assessment in two communities to determine which cast iron drinking water pipes needed to be replaced and which could be rehabilitated with Scotchkote Liner 2400 instead, extending asset life with less cost, time and disruptions.

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Pipe Rehabilitation Case Studies

3M™ Scotchkote™ trenchless pipe rehabilitation products help to extend potable water pipe service life by reducing brown and red water issues, leaks and internal pipe deterioration, but without the cost and community impacts of full pipe replacement and other methods.

Customers around the world have rehabilitated potable water pipes using Scotchkote products, including over 10,000 km in the United Kingdom alone. These products are certified for contact with drinking water in several countries in Europe, North America and Asia.

The case studies below highlight just a few of our municipal pipe rehabilitation projects.

Bangor Water District, Bangor, ME

In 2012, Bangor Water District used Scotchkote Liner 2400 to improve the C-Factor of cast iron pipe. The C-Factor went from the mid-50’s to over 130.… read more

City of Prague, Czech Republic

In July 2014, Veolia, Prague used 3M Scotchkote 2400 to solve water quality and corrosion issues on 40 year old cast iron pipe. This was their 3rd project with Scotchkote 2400.… read more

Town of Saint John, NB Canada

In September 2013, the Tomahawk™ pipe cleaning system by Envirologics Engineering Inc. played a key role in a successful, same day return to service, 6" cast iron water main rehabilitation project in Saint John, New Brunswick. The Tomahawk™ was required to remove the internal corrosion buildup… read more

City of Oswego, NY USA

Oswego had a water main with a section where residents experienced severe water discoloration due to tuberculation and also an adjacent section with a history of excessive line breaks… read more

Town of Rothesay, NB Canada

Rothesay has experienced water quality and hydraulic issues with the buildup of scale in the lines. Flushing programs in the past have been implemented with little or no improvements… read more

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