Equipped for the Future

Georgia utility’s stormwater management team finds a technology solution for NPDES compliance.
Equipped for the Future
Public Works Supervisor Dennis Roland works in an inspection trailer designed by Cobra Technologies equipped with a V9 pan/tilt/zoom camera attached to an 806 steerable crawler and 500 feet of cable. The new camera and crawler can get over more obstacles in pipes than the division’s previous equipment.

In July 2015, the city of Alpharetta, Georgia, was awarded a grant from the federal EPA for field inspections of its stormwater system. The city’s inspection equipment, however, wasn’t quite up to the task.

The decade-old existing pipeline inspection equipment and software...

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