Sewer Smoke Testing
Find Sources of Inflow & Infiltration Fast!
Sewer smoke testing is the most cost effective method to find sources of surface water inflow & infiltration - the leading cause of wet weather SSO’s. Fast and easy to do, smoke testing produces immediate results that can be acted on quickly - often at minimal expense to the municipality.
Common sources of sewer inflow & infiltration include:
- Roof Downspouts
- Abandoned Sewer Lines
- Cross Connected Storm Lines
- Cross Connected Sanitary Lines
- Yard / Foundation Drains
- Unconnected Sewer Lines
- Leaking Manholes
- Broken Laterals
- Cellar Drains
- Sump Pumps
The Superior® Smoke Testing Technique
Still today's industry standard, thousands of municipalities in all 50 States and around the world have used our method of sewer smoke testing with great success. Hundreds of millions of feet of sanitary sewer mains have been smoke tested using Superior® Smoke Candles, Smoke Blowers, & Smoke Fluid, eliminating countless faults - and the SSO’s that would result from them.