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« : March 03, 2010, 11:56:27 AM »

What are some of the things that you as an engineer can do do better the state of our infrastructure?
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« #1 : March 03, 2010, 02:29:48 PM »

Maintaining and prolonging the life of existing assets is important. Here's a video of what engineers at our company do to maintain aging pipelines: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdt2-St7l7I&feature=PlayList&p=33A8BD03465A4121&playnext=1&playnext_from=PL&index=9

Another part of the job, which isn't shown and actually done first, is conducting risk assessments. What are the likelihoods and consequences of pipelines failing? What needs to be inspected and in what order?
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