Taking a Deeper Look at Pipe Conditions

Pennsylvania township gets proactive on inflow and infiltration to prevent bigger problems.

Taking a Deeper Look at Pipe Conditions

Justin Hollenshead sets up the location data and starts an Electro Scan inspection from inside the camera truck.

The Hamilton Township (Pennsylvania) Municipal Authority is dealing with infiltration and inflow for all the right reasons. And a consent decree is not among them.

“We’re trying to be responsible and proactive, to work on it now and budget for it rather than waiting for a consent decree and then having to borrow,” says Sharon Purnell, manager of the municipal authority. “We want to have a way to pass critical information along to crews who come to work for the...

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