By: Pete Olson Sr., Wachs Water Services Outsourcing can be defined as "the strategic…
Valve assessment and inventory programs improve operational intelligence and reduce overall risk. With water distribution system infrastructures aging and becoming less reliable, utilities face increased risk regarding the service operability of their systems.
Wachs Water Services has seen an average initial water main valve operability of only 60 percent in more than 500,000 inspections nationwide. This means that 40 percent of valves are inoperable for a variety of reasons such as the valves cannot be located, accessed or opened/closed.
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