Asbestos cement water mains: history, current state, and future planning

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Conference60th Annual Western Canada Water and Wastewater Association Conference: 23 September 2008, Regina, SK.
Pages113; # of pages: 13
Subjectasbestos cement pipe, pipe deterioration, pipe failure, failure mechanisms; Water mains
AbstractThis paper reviews available information on AC pipes, especially the manufacturing methods, chemical composition, and the environmental factors that affect the deterioration and failure of AC pipes. It also summarizes current efforts and methods for assessing the conditions of AC pipe and forecasting future performance.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number50806
NPARC number20377236
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