CVWD Infrastructure Museum

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  • 45° Sewer Joint

    Roots can invade sewer pipes and joints, restricting water flow and pressure.

  • 45° Sewer Joint

    Roots can invade sewer pipes and joints, restricting water flow and pressure.

  • Markridge Reservoir Tank

    The old metal lid of the reservoir tank has indentations caused by sand blasting during repairs.

  • Bell attached to 12”Pipe

    Pipe damage caused by contractor during construction work.

  • Bell attached to 12”Pipe

    Pipe damage caused by contractor during construction work.

  • 6” Flange and coupling welded to 6” pipe

  • Cookie used for hot tapping in Project, E-1021.

  • Cookie used for hot tapping in Project, E-1021.

  • 6” pipe

    No interior/exterior lining causes pipe material to deteriorate at a faster rate than pipes with interior/exterior lining.

  • 12” Water Main

    Damaged caused by Public Utility Company using an auger during construction work. The auger drilled a hole through the pipe.

  • Fire Hydrant

    Montrose Ave./Pennsylvania Ave. – High pressure caused the material of the lower barrel to rupture.

  • Repair Clamp

    Improper cleaning and installation can damage the clamp repair creating dents.

  • Repair Clamp

    Improper cleaning and installation can damage the clamp repair creating dents.

  • Water Heater

    Cross section of Water Heater and Yoke Set up

  • Water Heater

    Cross section of Water Heater and Yoke Set up

    Calcium build-up from hardness of water

  • Old Yoke

    No longer installed in our District

  • Oak Creek Reservoir

    Pipe weathering of saddle, coupling, and pipe due to old age.

  • Oak Creek Reservoir

    Pipe weathering of saddle, coupling, and pipe due to old age.