Sewers and Underground Piping

Quality Control for Sewer Lines and Underground Piping

Full quality control is essential in civil engineering projects involving sewers and construction piping. Our employees provide you with the support you need by reviewing every aspect of your new construction projects – from the planning stage to certification and final approval. We can also advise you in all matters to do with renewal of sewers and underground piping. We assess structural integrity, determine risk potentials, and conduct independent monitoring to help you keep track of quality and cost at all times.

Benefits at a Glance

With consulting and testing from experts at TÜV Rheinland, you can:

  • Enhance the quality of sewers and underground piping in new construction and renovation projects
  • Avoid unexpected added costs of repairs
  • Document compliance with statutory requirements through certification
  • Benefit from short test times and our many years of experience

Our Services for Construction and Renovation of Sewers and Underground Piping

Our experts advise you on your construction and renovation projects and carry out the required testing and inspections. Our broad range of services includes the following:

  • Consulting and assistance in:
    • Planning
    • Selecting methods for renovating sewers and underground piping
    • Soliciting bids and awarding contracts in accordance with regulations on awarding contracts for public construction services (Verdingungsordnung für Bauleistungen (VOB))

  • Assessment of structural integrity and statics calculations
  • Independent monitoring
  • Classification of sewer conditions and existing piping conditions
  • Participation in standardization processes and committees in Germany and abroad
  • Review of statics calculations for renovation and repair measures in existing sewers
  • Quality control, including analysis of the suitability of the company performing the work, materials, preparatory work, and installation
  • Certification that entitles you to use the CE mark

Legal Basis of Our Reviews

Our reviews are based on a number of industrial standards, including:

  • Ordinance on high-pressure gas pipelines (Verordnung über Gashochdruckleitungen Gashochdruckverordnung (Gas HL-VO))
  • Regulations for long-distance pipelines (Rohrfernleitungsanlagenverordnung (RohrFLtgV))
  • Water management code and regulations for storing hazardous substances (Gesetz zur Ordnung des Wasserhaushalts and Verordnung über Anlagen zum Umgang mit Wassergefährdenden Stoffen (WHG/VAwS))