Pipe Restoration Technologies, LLC, (PRT) was granted US patent, #9611973. This patent is related to its ePIPE System of “in-place” pipe restoration providing protection against leaks and harmful lead and copper leaching.
Pipe Restoration Technologies, LLC, (PRT) was granted US patent, #9611973 This patent provides protection against leaks and the harmful effects of corrosion, potentially leading to lead and copper leaching.
Soon after the grand opening of The Covington in 2004, the copper drinking water piping systems began to have pinhole leaks, progressing to the point of 3 to 5 leaks per week with repairs costing roughly $150,000 annually.
ePIPE is at the forefront of the lead issue, creating awareness, urging disclosure changes in the real estate industry, and offering both its ePIPE and LeadSmart products and services as a viable solution to lead leaching.
ePIPE protecting customers in the D.C. Metro Region from lead leaching, pinhole leaks and corrosion in their piping systems. Properties protected by ePIPE include residential homes, schools, hotels, commercial buildings, naval vessels, etc
ePIPE welcomes our two newest licensees, Black Plumbing and Honolulu Leak Detection! The addition of Black Plumbing makes them the 9th ePIPE installer in the state of Texas. Matt Henderson, owner of Honolulu Leak Detection, has been in the plumbing industry since 2002.
The problem of lead leaching into drinking water is not just limited to lead service lines. Lead can also find its way into water from lead solder and brass fixtures used in water piping systems in homes and building built before 1986.
The ePIPE LeadSmart solution involves lining the inside of pipes with a protective barrier coating in order to reduce lead leaching into drinking water to below the EPA cutoff level of 15ppb, and WHO cutoff level of 10ppb.
Under a pilot program agreement with PWSA aimed at reducing lead leaching from drinking water supply pipes, Pipe Restoration Technologies, using its patented ePIPE technology has completed the in-place coating of “private side” service lines at six Pittsburgh area homes.