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Curious about smoke testing?

Post Date:05/24/2019 10:50 AM

Problems in wastewater systems can’t hide behind a smokescreen at Vallecitos Water District.  The District’s Systems Collection Department routinely performs “smoke testing” of its wastewater system. This technique can easily locate flows caused by broken or incorrectly installed sewer pipes, lateral connections, or missing/broken clean-out caps. The test is performed by introducing smoke, comprised primarily of steam, through a device similar to a fog generating machine, into the wastewater systems. Staff can see if smoke comes out of the system through any leaks or breaches.

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Watch the smoke testing video to see our crews in action