left corner image Our beachesCleaner seasCommunity blogOut of season FAQsBeachWise right corner image

Renovating and cleaning water mains

What technique are you using to clean the inside of the pipe?
We are using a new process called 'Ice Pigging' which has been used successfully elsewhere.  This uses a plug of ice to clean the internal surfaces of the pipes.  We sometimes also use sponge swabs to do a similar thing but the use of ice has a number of advantages.
Back to Renovating and cleaning water mains



foot flourish image
  Anti-slavery statement | Site Index | Terms and Conditions | Privacy and Cookies | Mobile Mode | A Pennon Group Company © South West Water Ltd