09136 Pipe-to Soil Potential Measurements in Paved Areas

Wednesday, March 25, 2009: 8:55 AM
C307 (Georgia World Congress Center)
David H. Kroon , Corrpro Companies Inc, Houston, TX
David Aguiar , Pacific Gas & Electric, Walnut Creek, CA
During External Corrosion Direct Assessment of pipelines, paved areas are sometimes encountered that pose challenges for collecting high quality data during Indirect Inspections. The impact of pavement on close interval, pipe-to-soil potentials is discussed. A review of prior research and case histories is included.