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Concrete Steel Cylinder Line Stopping

What is Concrete Steel Cylinder Line Stopping?

Line Stopping CSC or PCCP Pipe is similar to line stopping other water main types. Unlike other pipe types, CSC has multiple different layers - each layer must be addressed separately - with the correct equipment and technique. After the tap is made - the appropriate line stopping equipment (Folding Head) must be used.

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Concrete Steel Cylinder Line Stopping

Mickie Service Advantage

  • Templating service performed in advance to ensure proper material is ordered - eliminating unnecessary delays
  • Full-time PM and office staff to ensure that all aspects of the service, not just the tap itself, are effectively managed
  • Extensive knowledge of local specs and procedures and long-standing relationships with inspection teams
  • Highly trained, experienced installation technicians that perform PCCP line stops
  • Real-time job/installation checklists are generated and provided to our customer at the end of every job (these checklists are stored permanently by MSC, in case there is ever a question about work performed)

We offer concrete steel cylinder line stopping services throughout:

All Served Areas

What Are the Benefits PCCP Line Stops?

A line stop is the preferred approach when the required shut-off is temporary (less than three days), other advantages include:

  • Minimal water loss
  • Limited service interruption
  • Reduces crew service time
  • Cost-effective
  • Protects water flow for customers
  • Eliminates sediment fallout
  • Decreases the risk of pipe damage from de-pressurization

Common Applications for Line Stopping

Line stopping is often necessary for temporary system shutdowns, such as:

  • Pipe inspection
  • Rerouting pipe
  • Flow meter installations
  • Tying in new lines
  • Fixing or replacing valves
  • Isolating pipe sections
  • Fixing or replacing a fire hydrant

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Leveraging our core capabilities in water main tapping – we now provide line stops, insertion valves, and private fire line installation.

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