What the Heck is Acoustic Pipe Inspection?

Has your municipality considered acoustic pipe inspection? The potential time and cost savings make it a worthwhile investment. Here, learn the basics of this up-and-coming technology.
What the Heck is Acoustic Pipe Inspection?
Louisville Water crews monitor results from an acoustic pipe inspection on a 48-inch water main.

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series on acoustic pipe inspection. Watch MSWmag.com for more on this technology, including site preparation, data analysis and more.

Simply put, acoustic pipe inspection, or API, uses sound to locate and characterize pipe...

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