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By Joe Naiman

Lake Skinner pipelines among MWD planned upgrades


Last updated 4/19/2018 at 4:27am

Pipelines at Lake Skinner are among those slated by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California for cathodic protection upgrades.

An April 10 action by the MWD board appropriated $800,000 and authorized the design of cathodic protection systems for four groups of pipelines including those at Lake Skinner.

MWD's distribution system includes 830 miles of metallic and concrete feeder pipelines. Cathodic protection systems utilize an external power source to apply a protective current to buried metallic pipelines and protect those pipelines from corrosive soils. The protective curren...

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