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This was the first in-ground application of Tomahawk's proprietary airborne lining technology using Tomahawk BluKote™ material.
Picture: Above, support, application and training teams from the City of North Bay, Gilbert Group and Envirologics.
Location: Graham Drive, North Bay, Ontario
Tomahawk Licensee: Logistique Saint-Laurent Inc., Gilbert Group, Chicoutimi, QC
Pipe Size, Material: 150mm (6"), cast iron
Total Length: 460m
Pipe Age: More than 50 years
Cleaning Technology: Tomahawk™ System
Lining Technology: Tomahawk airborne lining, BluKote™
Results: This dead end watermain was experiencing a chlorine residual problem due to pipe deposits and low flow rates. Chlorine residuals improved significantly immediately following return to service, along with improved water quality, improved flow and pipe life extended.
Pictures: Above left, watermain before cleaning, center, after cleaning with Tomahawk, right, after lining with Tomahawk BluKote™.