ice pigging

Water Issues
10:46 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Ice Pigging Cleans Park City's Pipes

"Ice pigging" releases the scales formed on the interior of pipes. A succession of samples show how the ice pigging cleared the pipes.

When municipal water flows through pipes on its way to homes, an inevitable build-up of minerals and what is called "scale" accumulates, and every once in a while, those pipes need cleaning. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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