Article | April 17, 2019

The Evolution Of Pipeline Leak Detection

Source: KROHNE, Inc.

The high rate of false alarms in standard pipeline leak detection systems can force system operators to waste a significant amount of labor chasing down problems that don’t exist. In some instances, false alarms are so prevalent that operators in the field view the detection system as the boy who cried wolf and simply turn the system off.

If a pipeline leak detection system is sucking resources or completely shut down, what’s the point of even having one? Fortunately, newer technology provides an alternative.