City of Montreal (Canada) selected highly reliable and precise Sahara® acoustic video for the inspection on 34 kilometers of pipelines and detected 24 leaks and zero gas pockets.

Montreal, Canada


Challenge: The City of Montreal supplies drinking water and wastewater services to a population of nearly 1.9 million people.

Solution: Starting in 2007, Pure Technologies began working with the City’s potable water transmission division on a pipeline assessment program that included electromagnetic (PureEM) inspection and acoustic monitoring. In 2015, as part of a pre-emptive program to reduce loss of non-revenue water and understand the condition of their pipes, the City partnered with Pure to conduct an ongoing, three-year leak detection survey on a series of critical pipes within its potable water network located mostly in the downtown core.

Benefit: With its pre-emptive leak detection program, the City is Montreal is a great example of a smart water manager taking proactive efforts at keeping its network in healthy shape.

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