PIPELINE PIGGING

Montauk Services is one of North America's most experienced pigging and testing companies. Pigging effectively cleans and removes debris from the interior of pipelines using a foam device propelled by normal flow. This technique is especially effective for force main & sewer cleaning, long runs and larger diameter pipelines. Pipeline pigs have the ability to navigate short radius elbows, tees, and most types of valves.


OUR SERVICES

For over 37 years Montauk Services has been trusted by municipalities to assess issues and safely solve them quickly and economically. In most cases, pipeline cleaning pigs restore pipelines to the original condition or better.

 
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Pig Entering Launcher

60” Raw Water Intake Pipeline

WATER MAINS

• Raw and Finished Water Transmission

• Large Diameter Intakes

• Hyper Flush Technology

• Distribution

• Well Lines

• Hydrostatic Testing & Chlorination


The city anticipates energy savings from pumping costs using the pigging methodology. Excessive intake head-losses have been alleviated, thus increasing production capacity.
— Water Plant Manager, City of Toronto

WASTE WATER

• Force Mains

• Sludge Lines

• Large Diameter Outfalls

• WWTP Piping

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10" Force main retrieval at a terminus man hole


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Integrity Tool

integrity analysis

Due to aging infrastructure, municipalities will benefit from evaluating the integrity of their pressure lines before a failure happens. Montauk technicians are experienced at running new age tools to diagnose problems in pipelines. Smart pigs with sensors gather data about pipeline wall conditions and anomalies in steel, cast iron, and ductile iron piping.


smART pig tracking

Pig tracking is essential to any pigging operation. It allows Montauk's technicians to verify speed, location and retrieval time which is important in all systems. Transmitters and receivers are utilized from Pipeline Inspection, Comtel and Envirocal. On longer runs, specialized above ground markers will indicate pig passage time and GPS location. The information is processed through iridium satellites and relayed to technicians via smart devices.

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Tracking pig location from beach for 60" raw water intake

 

WHY CHOOSE us?

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institutional knowledge

Municipalities of all sizes have relied on Rex Murphey & Montauk for over 37 years

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TRACK RECORD

Over 2M feet of pipeline has been pigged and restored near the original condition.

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superior service

Count on Montauk to assess the issues, determine the best solutions and respond to your needs.

We recommend Rex Murphey and Montauk Services to any project of any size needing a pipe cleaning/maintenance solution. Our system runs perfectly now.
— Water/Sewer Superintendent, Towns of Plainville & Dickenson