Trenchless installation for small diameter sewer pipes
Some of the
advantages of this construction method are:
• Cost effective
with less restoration and nasty scars.
availability of mini micro tunnelling equipment there is no need to open
excavate close to existing trees or across roadways.
and those people who are concerned with some of the destruction caused by
open cut methods need to specify non destructive methods such as mini
micro tunnelling for construction projects that impact on the environment
and the public.
With more and more
regulations to protect the public, employees and the environment decision
makers need to take into account the total cost of the installation
inclusive of all direct and indirect costs and the cost of the risk that
that has been taken to complete the open cut method.
In nearly all
cases Trenchless construction is by far the reccommended construction
Article by Peter Rowles
Last Updated on 8 January 2001