For too long, cities have neglected manhole inspection.
Jul 11, 2018
In the past, the need for flashlights and confined space entry deterred many municipalities from investing in their manholes.
Yet manhole inspections often reveal more sources of inflow and infiltration (I&I) than other methods of sewer inspection, and improving them can be more cost-effective than repairing a pipe. Now, automated manhole scanning technology is making this inspection method a practical solution for combating I&I.
Manholes are a major source of inflow and infiltration (I&I) within a sewer system, and repairing them them can help municipalities save big. While their complex design presented a challenge in the past, new technologies have made manhole maintenance a safe and practical option for reducing I&I.
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