City of Darlington Gearing Up for the SL-RAT
Technology to help city triage sewer pipe problems
Posted on August 14, 2013
“The City of Darlington plans to be one of the first smaller cities to go high tech in its method of finding sewer blockages, as the city will purchase a set of Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool.
The SL-RAT, as it’s known, is an American made product developed in Charlotte, N.C., by InfoSense Inc. out of University of North Carolina Charlotte. The acoustic inspection technology uses sound waves to detect blockages in segments of sewer collection pipe by quickly inserting a portable transmitter and receiver into either end of the pipe. “This tool will allow the city to become more proactive in dealing with sewer line issues,” City manager Howard Garland said.” …Read Full Article Here