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What is CCTV Sewer Inspection?


CCTV, or closed circuit television, is used in construction for video pipe inspection. I's one of the most effective methods to determine defects and how to correct them. It works by using remote controlled cameras to capture high-quality videos and pictures of internal pipe conditions.

What is the CCTV inspection process like?

A camera is lowered into the pipes opening and guided along the system being controlled by a remote. Cameras can zoom in to capture more detail of the damaged area and where it's located.


A professional would be looking for common issues such as:

  • Cracks

  • Broken pipes

  • Offset joints

  • Collapsed pipes

  • Root intrusion

They would also check for operational issues like:

  • Sediment accumulation

  • Fats, oils, and grease build up

  • infiltration and inflow

The value of CCTV inspection

CCTV inspection can help homeowners identify damage and a professional can suggest the most affordable way to fix it. Since the CCTV can find very specific spots of the system, only the damaged part would be worked on. Harm caused by root intrusion, cracking, or faulty joints don't require the entire pipe to be removed. Pipe lining to a specific area is called sectional point repair. Seeing that only a small section will be worked on, it becomes more affordable to proceed with the pipe repair.

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