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
We were called out to perform a leak detection service on a fire protection line at rear of hotel near parking/landscaped island. The line was 4″PVC plastic feeding a fire hydrant which was within ten feet of the leak. I started at the hydrant and worked back towards the leak. The pressure at the hotel
Water main leak detection in North Vernon, Indiana involved a 1/2 mile long, 8″water service running from the main line at Route 50 down a winding country rode to a chicken production farm which uses over 3 million gallons/month! The water main, which was C-900, which is a thick wall PVC, was only 2 -3
I was called out to perform a pipe leak detection at a home in Union, Kentucky to find a water leak that had started the prior week. The owner mentioned that the plumber, Jolly Plumbing of Wilder, Kentucky, had dropped by to preview the situation and had found a wet spot near a rose bush.
This project included a water leak in a 3″ Polyethylene water main adjacent to a swimming pool. It was not a swimming pool leak. The leak was substantial, but very quiet when listening with the line wet. I added compressed air and helium gas which increased the sound level to the point where the equipment
This project involved a 1/2 mile long 1-1/2″ water service running from a pump house to 20 spread out trailer home sites. The water leak had started in December and had grown progressively worse over the past 6 months. I started listening with the system wet at the pump house and walked with the plumber