Pipeline operators often run a disconnected process when trying to correlate the threat of third-party excavation damage with other integrity risk factors. One Call ticket saturation is critical information for both transmission and distribution pipeline operators for effective risk ranking to help priortize integrity management activities and meet regulatory expectations.
UtiliSphere Damage Risk Analysis identifies pipeline risk associated with excavations by performing full spatial analysis of 811 ticket volume, pipeline incidents and characteristics surrounding the pipeline. For transmission operators, this information is further integrated with other integrity variables like high consequence area (HCA) and Class Location data.
The Damage Risk data is accessible via Intelligence Center in any GIS format for sharing, collaboration and correlation.
Leverage comprehensive data and proven processes to better understand the risks associated with third-party excavation and the consequences of resulting failure. UtiliSphere Damage Risk Analysis enables operators to categorize pipeline segments and more easily identify opportunities for preventative measures to mitigate risk.
By leveraging UtiliSphere Damage Risk Analysis – with immediate access to One Call ticket data from irthnet – to automate the damage risk assessment, organizations can eliminate this manual, resource-intensive processes to focus on other integrity management efforts. Our experts follow a repeatable and verifiable methodology for elimination of duplicative efforts that is aligned with PHMSA guidelines.
By choosing UtiliSphere Integrity Solutions, you’re choosing to work with a company that exclusively serves the needs of the energy and utility industry. With more than 15-years of experience protecting the integrity of pipelines from excavation damage, the primary cause of pipeline failure, you can feel confident that the irth Solutions team understands your unique needs.
We collect 811 ticket information (ticket activity, ticket volume, ticket saturation) and integrate it with other pipeline risk variables, such as pipeline characteristics. Because UtiliSphere includes irthnet, the industry-leading ticket management solution, we are able to quickly integrate, verify and map ticket data.
UtiliSphere integrates ticket activity, ticket volume and ticket saturation with other pipeline risk variables to determine overall risk. For transmission operators, other integrity data sets, such as HCA and Class Location information, may be included to rank risk.
We provide fully integrated 811 ticket and pipeline risk information – including One Call ticket saturation, pipeline incidents, pipe characteristics and other data – through UtiliSphere in any GIS format. We also provide a dynamic, geographic and visual chart representation of the ticket data (and their relation to other integrity variables, if desired), and a validated, documented methodology for PHMSA compliance. Specialized alignment sheets are also available.