Corrugated Metal Pipe CMP Addressing an Aging Infrastructure

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Corrugated Metal Pipe (CMP) Addressing an Aging Infrastructure Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc.

Corrugated Metal Pipe (CMP) Addressing an Aging Infrastructure Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc.

Aging CMP As with all things, corrugated metal has a life span or service

Aging CMP As with all things, corrugated metal has a life span or service life. Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc. 2

Aging CMP If unmonitored, this favored pipe for storm drain applications can catch you

Aging CMP If unmonitored, this favored pipe for storm drain applications can catch you off guard causing unnecessary emergency repairs or replacement costs. Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc. 3

Aging CMP There are differing schools of thought on the exact lifespan ranging from

Aging CMP There are differing schools of thought on the exact lifespan ranging from 20, 30, or even 40 years. The location of the installed pipe can drastically reduce its lifespan. 20 years 30 years 40 years Warning! Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc. 4

Aging CMP For example, on the coasts where salt or brackish water is prevalent,

Aging CMP For example, on the coasts where salt or brackish water is prevalent, the life can be reduced depending on whether the pipe is coated or just galvanized. Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc. 5

Aging CMP Also, acidic soils can accelerate the deterioration of corrugated metal pipe. Copyright

Aging CMP Also, acidic soils can accelerate the deterioration of corrugated metal pipe. Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc. 6

Aging CMP Applications where running water is constant, such as in hilly or mountainous

Aging CMP Applications where running water is constant, such as in hilly or mountainous areas, can erode the invert of the pipe. Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc. 7

Inspect the System Based on our experience, we recommend that any corrugated metal pipe

Inspect the System Based on our experience, we recommend that any corrugated metal pipe be inspected at the 20 year period or sooner, depending on the function of the pipe. Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc. 8

What to Expect Corrugated metal pipe will eventually deteriorate, causing total failure which will

What to Expect Corrugated metal pipe will eventually deteriorate, causing total failure which will require replacement. Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc. 9

The Road Ahead If the pipe is inspected early on, rehabilitation can be performed

The Road Ahead If the pipe is inspected early on, rehabilitation can be performed with a budgeted and planned approach, which can dramatically reduce costs. Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc. 10

The Road Ahead Because we’re able to perform most rehab without digging, we can

The Road Ahead Because we’re able to perform most rehab without digging, we can get to those “hard to get to” areas and perform our work underground with fewer disruptions to your business or community. Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc. 11

Schedule an Inspection Don’t wait for a complete failure. Call us today and schedule

Schedule an Inspection Don’t wait for a complete failure. Call us today and schedule an inspection of your sanity sewer and/or stormwater pipe network. 1 -800 -343 -6140 www. southeastpipe. com Copyright 2012 Southeast Pipe Survey, Inc. 12