Newly Installed Roof Drains on Skyscraper Leaking

One of the tallest Class A office towers in Calgary had a brand new roof installed. After the installation was completed, a couple of roof drains started to leak into the ceiling space of the offices on the top floor. An engineering firm was engaged to present the client with options to repair the leaking…

Broken Pipe Causes Sewer Backup in Commercial Building

A 60 year old, large commercial building experienced a sewer backup due to a blockage in their sewer main. The problem location was identified as being directly below the foundation of the building. At the foundation of the building, the cast iron sewer pipe in the building transitioned to clay tile sewer pipe outside of…

Raw Sewage Flooding Prevented from Seven (7) Story Sanitary Sewer Stacks

A seven (7) story residential complex experienced several incidents of nasty flooding and raw sewage contamination due the corrosion cracking of four (4) sanitary drain stacks over only a couple of years. Revive Pipes installed Cured in Place Pipe (CIPP) structural liners in three (3) remaining sanitary sewer stacks saving the building and its tenants…

Senior Care Facility Saved from Kitchen Shutdown Due to Catastrophic Sewer Main Failure

A senior care facility was on the verge of an emergency excavation to relieve a blockage causing backups in the facilities kitchen. The facility was literally within hours of a major excavation ten (10) feet below the floor inside of the facility that would have shut the kitchen down for a couple of weeks. Revive…

Costly & Invasive Boiler Room Excavation & Sewer Pipe Replacement Averted

A large commercial building was experiencing sewer backups in their materials receiving bay and mechanical room. Revive Pipes saved the facility over $100,000 and the major disruption of having to dig twelve (12) feet deep under the concrete slab and hot water boiler in the boiler room to replace the sewer pipe. The sewer drain…

Separated Floor Drain Pipes Allowing Water to Undermine Building Foundation

A school’s mechanical room had several floor drains that became separated from the P-Traps in the sewer drain line. Revive Pipes installed structural liners to span the gap in the floor drains and prevent water from flowing under the concrete slab floor and degrading the building foundation and bedding for the sewer drain pipe. The…

Improperly Installed Roof Drains on a Skyscraper Cause Rainwater to Leak into a Law Office

One of Calgary’s tallest office towers had the flat, roof parapets replaced. After the parapets were replaced, water was discovered leaking into premium tenant spaces. Revive Pipes installed Cured in Place Pipe (CIPP) structural liners in all of the roof drains in the replaced roofs, stopping all of the water leaks into the tenant space.…

Underground Contaminated Fluid Tank Leak Detection Line Repaired

A large power generation facility in Calgary, Alberta experienced leaks due to corrosion in the leak detection sample line for one of the underground contaminated fluid containment tanks that was below a twelve (12) inch thick structural concrete slab. Revive Pipes saved the facility over $50,000 when we removed tuberculation buildup and installed a Cured…

Elevator Saved in Small Towns 1910 Historic Alberta Government Building

An Alberta government building was faced with having to close down its antique, manual elevator when a vitrified clay (VCP) sewer drain pipe that was partially embedded in the elevators foundation cracked. The high cost of the sewer pipe repair while keeping the elevator foundation intact was too much for the facility to justify keeping…

Boiler Room Sewer Replacement Avoided

A large commercial building was experiencing sewer backups in their materials receiving bay and mechanical room. Revive Pipes saved the facility over $100,000 and the major disruption of having to dig twelve (12) feet deep under the concrete slab and hot water boiler in the boiler room to replace the sewer pipe. The sewer drain…

International Distillery Saves Millions

An international distiller’s blending room drains were completely eaten away and collapsed in many sections. The blending room housed 40 alcohol tanks that were 100,000 litres in size. The tanks are supported by a 12 inch thick structural slab throughout the blending room. During production, the blending room is a Class 1, Div 1 Explosive…

Commercial Building Can’t Shut Down Sewer for Repair

A large commercial building in Calgary, Alberta had a hole in the asbestos concrete main sewer for the facility with significant roots growing through the hole and causing sewer backups in the facility. The facility was operational 24/7 and couldn’t shut down to properly repair the hole in the main sewer pipe. The traditional repair…

Robotic Cutter Grinds through Metal Brackets in Storm Sewer

A Calgary, Alberta high rise apartment building was experiencing backups in their storm sewer system. The storm sewer would back up and water would pour into the parkade under the building through cracks in the foundation wall. A prominent commercial drain cleaning company hydro flushed the eight (8) inch storm sewer and then performed a…

Regional School Office Saved From Shutdown

A regional school administration office in Alberta was having problems with their sewer system. Sewer blockages were frequently causing raw sewage to back up through floor drains in the washrooms. The cast iron, main sewer pipe in the facility was heavily corroded and ran underneath the main hallway in the facility for the entire length…