Reinforced Concrete Stormwater Pipe

A Reinforced Concrete Stormwater Pipe is a reinforced concrete pipe designed to transport stormwater.

A large percentage of stormwater pipes greater than 225m in diameter are made from reinforced concrete.

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Useful Life

The useful life of reinforced concrete stormwater pipes will vary considerably due to a range of environmental factors. A life of 100 years is typical for RC Stormwater Pipes in some areas.

The table below shows the useful life for reinforced concrete stormwater pipes adopted by a number of Councils. Please feel free to add your Councils information.

Council Adopted Life
Albury City Council 100 years
Brimbank City Council 80 years
Bundaberg Regional Council 80 years
Camden Council 80 years
Campbelltown City Council 80 years
Cessnock City Council 120 years
Holroyd City Council 100 years
Hume City Council 100 years
Muswellbrook Shire Council 100 years
Ryde City Council 120 years
Shoalhaven City Council 80 years
Tweed Shire Council 80 years
Whittlesea City Council 100 years
Wollondilly Shire Council 100 years

Related Pages

External Links & References

  1. Google Search
  2. Standard Life Comparison Roads and Stormwater
  3. Concrete Pipe Facts (Concrete Pipe Association of Australasia)
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