Article | October 29, 2018

Early Leak Detection Made Simple With Underground Acoustic Leak-Detection Sensors

Source: Aclara
Early Leak Detection Made Simple With Underground Acoustic Leak-Detection Sensors

In 2017, Orlando residents saw firsthand the negative effects of what could happen when a construction crew caused a major water main break downtown. Not only did the leak become an inconvenience for the city, but it also was expensive to repair.

That’s why the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC), hoping to stop another major water main break, implemented an acoustic leak detection system to proactively find leaks during construction along a 21-mile stretch of the I-4 expressway, a major thoroughfare in the city.