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National Asbestos Cement Pressure Pipe Manual

This Good Practice Manual has been developed to assist water infrastructure Asset Managers with understanding the condition and likely remaining life of their Asbestos Cement (AC) pressure pipelines.

Volume 1 outlines the processes and procedures to guide asset managers with a consistent and repeatable approach to AC pressure pipe condition assessment.

Volume 2 of the document provides technical and supporting data.

Working database and Lifetime Prediction Model allows the user to enter new condition assessment results and generate remaining lifetime predictions.

Working database and Lifetime Prediction Model


Previous editions of the Manual can be found below, for reference only please see above links for current editions.
New Zealand Asbestos Cement Watermain Manual - August 2001

Database and Model


Current and past documents list can be found below