Water leak in Springdale, Ohio

Water leak in Springdale, Ohio

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

Water leak detection at Trailer Park in Harrison, Ohio

Water leak detection at Trailer Park in Harrison, Ohio

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

Water Pipe Leak in Cincinnati, Ohio

Water Pipe Leak in Cincinnati, Ohio

This water pipe leak is the most challenging,  due to the lack of ability to isolate the system. Most jobs have a water meter or shutoff valve outside the building so you can shut down the system to add compressed air and helium, to allow for better leak detection. This one had 7 large apartment

Water leak detection Milford, Ohio

Water leak detection Milford, Ohio

The water leak detection service was for a 3/4″ PVC water service running roughly 100 ft between two buildings. There was a wet spot in the asphalt parking lot which gave me a rough starting point. The water pressure was 75 psi and the system produced a surprisingly strong signal when it was checked with