Live Mains Renewal

CALL FOR INNOVATION - LIVE HEAD LOCATION

13 OCT 2017 GDN-17-06 Live mains renewal is undertaken by the networks as it minimises time off gas, reduces time excavations are open and lowers the impact on the environment. The technique involves commissioning the new main with gas prior to insertion into the old main, via the live head. The PE pipe is then inserted up to 100 metres into the main, customers are transferred onto the inserted pipe. Once all customers are reconnected, the live head is recovered.

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CALL FOR INNOVATION - LIVE HEAD LOCATION

Live Mains Renewal

13 OCT 2017 GDN-17-06 Live mains renewal is undertaken by the networks as it minimises time off gas, reduces time excavations are open and lowers the impact on the environment. The technique involves commissioning the new main with gas prior to insertion into the old main, via the live head. The PE pipe is then inserted up to 100 metres into the main, customers are transferred onto the inserted pipe. Once all customers are reconnected, the live head is recovered.

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