AWWA-64347 Hydrostatic Testing DVD, AWWA Field Guide


AWWA Field Guide: Hydrostatic Testing DVD shows viewers step-by-step, AWWA-approved procedures for performing hydrostatic and leak tests for five commonly used types of water pipe: ductile-iron, polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyethylene (PE), concrete, and steel.


The video is one of the AWWA Field Guide Series of instructional videos for water distribution operators. The information in this video is based on AWWA Manuals of Water Supply Practices, Concrete Pressure Pipe (M9), Steel Pipe (M11), PVC Pipe (M23),Ductile-Iron Pipe (M41), and PE Pipe (M55), as well as on related AWWA Standards. 

The video covers: 

·        Flushing and cleaning new pipe prior to testing

·        Bleeding trapped air

·        Bracing and thrust blocking

·        Filling and pressuring pipelines

·        Test pressures and durations for various pipe types

·        Allowable leakage, if any

·        Measuring makeup water

·        Variations in test procedures for each type of pipe

·        Disinfecting pipes prior to putting into service

·        Record keeping

·        Safety


ISBN: 9781583217658

Publisher: American Water Works Association

Publication date: 2010

AWWA catalog no: 64347

Media Type: DVD