New Braunfels Gets Proactive On Maintenance And Management
Quote from the Municipal Swer & Water April 2015 Magazine concerning using acoustic inspection technology to prioritize collection system cleaning management:
Pedraza says in prior years, the utility would only clean sewer lines reactively — if there was a problem. Now, equipped with a SL-RAT (Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool) from InfoSense, the utility develops data that indicates where the blockages are. Today, NBU has a team cleaning about 10 percent of the system each year, but it’s not just cleaning for cleaning’s sake. “The cleaning is devoted to the areas that need it,” Pedraza says.
Read the complete article at MSW April 2015: “New Braunfels Gets Proactive On Maintenance And Management”