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DEBUNKING THE ICE PIGGING MYTH ... THE REAL COST OF ICE PIGGING!

October 2016

There have been multiple reports in the media of the effectiveness of ice pigging, compared to conventional pigging and to air scouring. These reports, however, are not persuasive, primarily because they do not examine its significant downsides. more



EXXON MOBIL AND UGL-KAEFER ... TAKE ADVANTAGE OF EXPERIENCE!

August 2015

UGL-Kaefer is one of the most reputable international maintenance companies contracted to the Longford Gas Plant facility in Gippsland Victoria, one of many on behalf of their client Exxon Mobil. UGL-Kaefer was the consulting company working with Clearflow Australia.  more
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CLEARFLOW AUDITS COBAR RETICULATION SYSTEM!

April 2015

Clearflow Australia was initially engaged by Cobar Council to undertake an Air Scouring Programme. This was to improve the condition of the reticulation system, enhance potable water quality and reduce the number of dirty water complaints. more



FORESIGHT PAYS OFF IN TENTERFIELD!

November 2014

Tenterfield is a beautiful town nestled in a valley astride the Great Dividing Range. The first inhabitants were the Jukembal people, and it was a home for the first Premier of NSW Sir Stuart Donaldson. more



WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR PIPELINE SYSTEM?

June 2014

Water is a precious commodity. Water Quality is a high priority in delivering Australian Quality Standards to your customers. But what if the consumer is continually complaining of dirty water, unfavourable taste and unpleasant odours? more


TOO MUCH SALT IS ... A RISK TO BUSINESS!

March 2014

Clearflow Australia was recently engaged to assess the condition of a pipeline that was literally … growing salt. more



CLEARFLOW COMPLETES OVER 1.3 MILLION METRES OF PIPELINE CLEANING!

December 2013

Clearflow Australia has just completed the biggest Air Scouring contract awarded in Australia, for and on behalf of Lower Murray Water Authority in Victoria. more


 
A "CLEAR FLOW" CREATED IN BEAUTIFUL BINGARA!

June 2013

Bingara is Aboriginal for "creek". This beautiful town is on the Gwydir River.  It is located in the New England region of NSW, surrounded by native bird life in the ranges, with lush grazing country divided by the marinading water of this pristine river. It is one of the few places in Australia where diamonds have been found. more



CLEARFLOW CLEANS CELTIC COUNTRY!

Mar 2013

The boxes ticked to meet all 4 Cs!
This country is steeped in Scottish tradition and is the site of Australia’s only official monument to the nation’s Celtic pioneers. Celtic Country is in the New England Tablelands of NSW and the town of Glen Innes that boast some of the best Murray cod fishing in Australia. more


 

CLEARFLOW GOES UNDERGROUND!

October 2012

Recently Clearflow went underground in order to pig a slurry/tailings pipeline.  Savannah Nickel Mine is situated 250kms east of Kununurra approximately 3 hours by road through the start of the Kimberly Ranges, a beautiful backdrop in this big country more



CLEARFLOW CLEANS UP THE TOP END ...

May 2012

Raw water pipeline
Recently Clearflow undertook the pigging of a raw water delivery pipeline in the Top End Gulf Country.  The source of supply for this raw water pipeline was from a dam ... gravity fed to the treatment plant.  This pipeline was commissioned over 50 years ago and had never been cleaned. With the gravity fed delivery the amount of water arriving at the treatment was slowing.  The demand for treated water was outstripping supply.  more



WHEN IS A PIPELINE CLEAN? 

June 2011

Which method works best and why?  Effective cleaning of water mains ... the results are in!
Water authorities and service providers have differing views on the most effective methods for cleaning potable water reticulation and transmission mains. more




NOT JUST ANOTHER PIPE CLEAN  

April 2011

Dewatering a Gas Pipeline in Victoria
Clearflow Auistralia and alliance partner Horizon Industrial were recently consulted to tackle a complex problem.  A new gas line, a new construction site, but the gas was unable to get through the newly constructed line from an existing pipeline. more




PIGS FLY!   

February 2011

... through South Australian sewer main ...
Clearflow Australia recently completed a pipeline cleaning programme on a 7.5 kilometre long DN200 Sewer Mains located in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia. more




WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR PIPELINE SYSTEM?

June 2014

Water is a precious commodity. Water Quality is a high priority in delivering Australian Quality Standards to your customers. But what if the consumer is continually complaining of dirty water, unfavourable taste and unpleasant odours? more