Definition - What does Holistic Repair mean?
Holistic repair in the context of trenchless rehabilitation is a form of repair that takes into consideration an entire pipeline system rather than a part of the system for the purpose of carrying out repairs.
Trenchless inspection methods such as video inspection and closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras can help in this kind of repair by remotely inspecting the whole sewer line.
Trenchlesspedia explains Holistic Repair
Holistic repair of pipelines can help prevent frequent repair works of the same system. With the help of video inspection, operators can investigate an entire pipeline length including manholes, laterals, bends, joints and service connectors. Problem areas may be restricted to spot damage on the pipes such as cracks and corrosion or extensive damage to entire pipe sections such as tree root intrusion and collapse.
Such problem spots and damaged pipes in an entire section can be repaired and replaced at one go rather than at different time intervals. This holistic approach renews a pipeline to its full strength and prolongs its service life considerably.