Emergency Leak Detection for 400 Unit Apartment Complex

Emergency Leak Detection for 400 Unit Apartment Complex

I received a desperate call from the manager of a large apartment community with a huge #pipeleak. She had almost 400 apartments without water due to a huge #waterleak. Her plumber had come out to view the leak and told her she needed #leakdetection and to call #ReliableLeakDetection. #Leakdetection allows for the location of a

Underground Water Pipe Leak Located in Middletown, Ohio

Underground water pipe leak located at a large truck depot in Middletown, Ohio. The 4″ water service leak turned out to be two separate water leaks, losing roughly 10 gallons per minute between the two leaks. There was water rising up through the 12″thick concrete slab in several locations. By using Reliable Leak Detection to

Happy World Toilet Day from your favorite local leak detector

November 19th is World Toilet Day. I remember asking my Grandpa what the most important invention was during his lifetime. He sat back, took a puff on his pipe and said “It sure wasn’t sliced bread!” Then he said “The most important invention that has occurred during my lifetime was the toilet! If you have

Three leak detection services, each over 400 ft long in one day

The average length for leak detection services is 50 to 100 ft long. Occasionally I get repeat work, which is becoming more common the longer I’m in business. This past week I received a call from a past leak detection homeowner with a 400 ft. long water supply line. The line developed another water leak

Fix a Leak Week

For Fix a leak week, try performing a dye test with each of your toilets to ensure that they’re not leaking. If you find a leak, then you can call your local plumber to have them repair it or, if you are a DIY kind of person, replace the flushing mechanisms yourself. Other devices that should

Compressed Air Leak Detection at Queensgate Train Yard

Need leak detection for a compressed air line? Reliable Leak Detection can help! This job consisted of finding leaks in a 2″ compressed air line at CSX  near Spring Grove and Queensgate in Cincinnati. The site was a huge train shipping yard that extends for many miles. The compressed air system provides air to the switching gear at

Reliable Leak Detection finds water leaks at Christ Hospital Roof Garden

Reliable Leak Detection received a call from a landscape contractor, Greenrise Technologies, looking for a leak detection company based in Cincinnati to help them find significant water leaks in a roof garden installation at Christ Hospital. I accepted the project, with the understanding that they knew roughly where the water lines ran and that we

Water leak at water park in Mason, Ohio

I was called out to take care of a water leak at a large water park in Mason, Ohio. The specific area that had water leaking was adjacent to a 1/2 mile of 6″water line. The challenge was that the water line was no more than 100 ft away from I-75 and on the other

Underground Water Leak Detection in Newport, Kentucky

I received a call from Phyllis, a realtor and property manager in Newport, Kentucky. She and her husband, Joe, own multiple commercial properties and this was the first time they had a water service leak. Their water bill had gone up considerably and they needed to have the underground water leak detection performed ASAP! I

Are leak detection inspections important for your next home?

At Reliable Leak Detection, I get called out to a good number of homes that have been recently purchased, either via a “flip” or existing home that has either leaking water services, slab leaks or partially collapsed drains. It has been my personal experience that home inspectors usually don’t inspect water mains, assuming that if

Fire Hydrants, Don’t Park There!

I’ve been performing leak detection on a job in Martin, Kentucky where there was a 10,000 gallon/day water leak on a 6″ PVC combined domestic/ fire line, 1,600 feet long. (I’ll talk about how the leak detection went in a different post). We were adding pressure to the system through fire hydrants, which reminded me

Water Leak Not Customer’s Responsibility

This was a project in Delhi where the plumber and the homeowner heard a very distinct water leak sound in the Laundry Room/Mechanical Room. The home was a slab type with partial basement. The water line came up through the slab adjacent to the water heater and furnace, where the water meter was located. The