Coating Maintenance Planning to Ensure Reliable Water and Power Delivery

From JPCL, May 2014

by Dr. Bobbi Jo E. Merten; Richard Pepin, PCS; Dr. David Tordonato, P.E.; and Dr. Allen Skaja, PCS; Bureau of Reclamation

The authors describe the strategies used by the Bureau of Reclamation’s facility personnel and coatings specialists to inspect, repair, and recoat coated infrastructure. The focus is restricted to hydropower facilities but translates well to other infrastructure. The article concludes with basic details one should consider when developing a coatings maintenance strategy....
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Tagged categories: Facility Managers; Infrastructure; Life expectancy; Locks and dams; Maintenance coating work; Maintenance programs; Program/Project Management

Comment from DIEGO CAVALIERI, (10/21/2014, 2:42 PM)

Excellent presentation of the studies one has to do before starting this type of solutions. Also in the different problems that maybe encounter in this type of application. I know, since I have being involved in this type of solution and found many if not all of the inconvenience the authors have mentioned. Thanks


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