CCTV Inspection for Pipeline Condition Assessment
Downstream Services, Inc.'s pipe inspection systems are capable of articulating in adverse pipe conditions ranging from 3 inches to 200 inches in diameter. Downstream Services, Inc.'s standard method of inspection utilizes robotically controlled and tethered camera systems capable of remote inspections of up to 6,000 ft in a single run. Our cameras are designed to be mounted on a variety of transporters for varying applications including submerged inspection sonar mapping and conventional CCTV inspections.
Downstream Services, Inc.'s NASSCO PACP, LACP and MACP certified technicians remotely operate the CCTV cameras in specially designed, climate controlled studios located within each CCTV truck. Utilizing Infrastructure Technologies’ ITpipes Pipeline Inspection Software as its operating platform, Downstream Services Inc. has the technology to capture real-time audio documentation, digital imagery and video for the client's immediate review. These CCTV services have proven to be crucial in pipeline rehabilitation and emergency repair services.
Downstream Services, Inc. lateral launch and push camera systems allow field crews to survey and document pipes efficiently and safely without conducting Confined Space Entries. The lateral launch system inspects laterals via the main line by sending the camera up the lateral. Lateral launching is a valuable tool when there are no cleanouts or no access to private property. This system can inspect up to 120 ft from the main.
In addition, Downstream Services, Inc. also has push camera systems that are typically used for pipes 6 inches and smaller, including laterals and cleanouts. Push cameras provide an on-screen display of project information with a footage counter and are capable of 325 ft runs providing clear color images of defects. Downstream Services offers quality CCTV pipe inspection to San Diego, El Segundo, and a variety of other southern California cities.