Robust investments in replacing, improving and expanding Austin's water and wastewater infrastructure paired with proactive maintenance ensures reliable and dependable service.

Treatment Plant Maintenance
Pipeline and Valve Maintenance
  • Leak Detection - Austin Water uses various listening devices to detect leaks. Leak detection is conducted by traditional canvasing using hydrophones or with tethered or free swimming devices that can detect leaks from within a pipe or main.  Satellite images are also analyzed to determine locations likely to have leaks.
Sewer System Maintenance
  • Smoke Testing - Austin Water regularly performs sewer system smoke testing throughout Austin to help locate defects and improve the sanitary sewer services.
  • Sewer Cleaning and Camera Inspection
Hydrant Testing and Flushing
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