Water Loss

K-P Engineering investigates water losses of all kinds, including property damage arising from the failure of:

  • Plumbing (fixtures, pipes, faucets, valves, fittings, water connectors, etc.)
  • Wet & Dry Sprinkler Systems
  • Boilers & Hydronic heating systems
  • Appliances & Water heaters
  • Water mains
  • Valves
  • Brass fittings

Water losses arising from:

  • Corrosion
  • Dezincification & Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC)
  • Material, Manufacturing or Design defect
  • Defective installation
  • Defective maintenance
  • Freezing
  • Incompatible materials
  • Fraud and intentional acts 
  • Other causes (e.g. water hammer, lightning strike, etc.)

Materials Investigated include:

  • Brass & other copper alloys
  • Plastics & rubber
  • PVC & CPVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)
  • Steel
  • Stainless steel
  • Cast iron
  • Aluminum