Article | June 7, 2017

Monitoring Progress: Nailing Down Water Hammer And Its Implications

Source: Telog, A Trimble Company
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Monitoring Progress: Nailing Down Water Hammer And Its Implications

If you don’t know what a water hammer is, well, that’s a big part of the problem.

It’s an all-too-frequent issue for water systems everywhere, striking in pipelines that are growing more susceptible to failure as they age.

“Water hammer events, also referred to as pressure transients, are commonly-occurring events on pressure pipes, common in drinking water, and can occur for a variety of reasons,” said Chris Stern, director of strategy and corporate development with Trimble Water. “But they are also very often not detected or not measured.”