Pinhole leaks in copper tubes are a major problem for homeowners, and an aggressive conscientious effort by utilities is recommended to diagnose the problem and identify potential solutions. In a case study at one utility, pinhole leak frequency data was compiled and a methodology was followed that might prove to be a useful guide for those facing similar problems.
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Research Article| January 01 2004
Assessing copper pinhole leaks in residential plumbing
Water Sci Technol (2004) 49 (2): 83–90.
M. Edwards, J.C. Rushing, S. Kvech, S. Reiber; Assessing copper pinhole leaks in residential plumbing. Water Sci Technol 1 January 2004; 49 (2): 83–90. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2004.0094
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