It would stand to reason that the four steps to a successful trenchless rehabilitation project are clean, inspect, assess and repair. Some might flip the cleaning and inspection component, but that’s for a different article.
For assessing the underground systems – whether storm, sanitary or water – using crawler robots with cameras is the leading methodology. These eyes underground, are a necessity of the industry because the system owners – whether municipal, public or private utility – need to see what is going on in the system before effectively repairing, or trenchlessly-replacing, the pipe. And the systems are needed at the end of the project to verify that the work was done properly and to industry standards…read more