Exfiltration

Exfiltration refers to the leakage of wastewater into soil and groundwater through faulty joints, damaged pipes, around manholes, etc.

Exfiltration refers to the leakage of wastewater into soil and groundwater through faulty joints, damaged pipes, around manholes, etc.

The problem is difficult to discover, and there is a risk of contamination of the environment, such groundwater, lakes and ponds.

Advanced controls can sometimes measure a pressure loss in the pipes downstream from the leakage.





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