Corrosion Control For Buried Water Mains (Awwa Pocket Field Guide)

Corrosion Control For Buried Water Mains (Awwa Pocket Field Guide)

Corrosion Control for Buried Water Mains (Awwa Pocket Field Guide)

gives distribution operators and engineers all the information needed in the field for protecting water mains from both exterior and interior corrosion.



This handy pocket guide describes the soil types, environmental conditions, and electrochemical processes that cause external corrosion of metal pipes, as well as how to protect pipe with coatings, polyethylene wraps, electric current (cathodic protection), and good installation practices.



The guide also describes the causes of internal pipe corrosion and protective measures, such as linings, water treatment chemistry, and good installation practices.

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