Journal Guest: Limited access

Corrosion as a Primary Cause of Cast-Iron (PDF)

  • Author(s): Fitzgerald, John H., III
  • Publications: Journal - American Water Works Association
  • Issue Date: August 1968
  • Volume / Number: 60, Number 8
  • Page(s): 882-897
  • DOI:
  • Product Number: JAW_0068128
Full Text: pdf

Non-Member Price: $30
Free Download -- a benefit for AWWA members (login required)


This article outlines the corrosion process with emphasis on cast iron pipe. Data are cited to show the relationship between breaks and known corrosion phenomena. Finally, recommendations for corrosion control and hence a reduction of main breaks are discussed.

AWWA Members

Download the online article for free (login required).

Non Members

Select ADD TO CART to purchase the article (login required) or select JOIN AWWA and enjoy the benefits of membership, including accessing this article for free.

Advertise With Us