Cathodic / Corrosion Protection Projects

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Ottawa County Regional Water Main Corrosion Mitigation Project – Phase 3

Location: Ottawa County, OH
Client: Ottawa County Commissioners

Project Description

  • The combined waterline corrosion mitigation projects consist of joint excavation of approximately 10 miles of existing water main.
  • The project required 3,103 60 pound magnesium sacrificial anode bags (one at each joint and fitting) and hundreds of cathodic protection test stations to be installed on existing 16 and 20-in. ductile iron water-main pipe and fittings.
  • Work conducted in high-traffic areas frequented by tourists during spring, summer and fall months in various areas of Ottawa County.
  • Fast-moving project required close coordination with county and local officials, public utility departments and private utilities to ensure adequate marking of existing utilities was performed.
  • Restoration of both Ohio Department of Transportation Highways and county and local roadways was required in addition to a wide range of landscaped areas.
  • The project was completed within scheduling and budgetary constraints.

2009 Waterline Corrosion Protection Project

Location: Hancock County, OH
Client: City of Findlay, OH

Project Description

  • The combined waterline corrosion mitigation projects consisted of joint excavation of existing water main and installation of 48# magnesium sacrificial anode bags (one at each joint and fitting), cathodic protection test stations and bolt replacement on 16-in. ductile iron water-main pipe and fittings.
  • Fast-moving project required close coordination with county and local officials, public utility departments and private utilities to ensure adequate marking of existing utilities was performed.
  • The project was completed within scheduling and budgetary constraints.