AECOM expands its Digital AECOM offering with the launch of PipeInsights, an innovative platform that speeds up sewer inspections and improves fault detection


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DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the global trust infrastructure consulting firm, today announced that it is further expanding its Digital AECOM offering with the launch of PipeInsights, a technology that helps customers deliver superior rehabilitation and maintenance results for their sewer systems. The PipeInsights platform complements conventional CCTV inspections using advanced machine learning algorithms to provide automated defect detection and recommend optimal maintenance decisions.

“With PipeInsights, our customers can speed up inspections and spend more time on their core mission: solving today’s critical issues in water infrastructure,” said Beverley Stinson, business general manager. AECOM Water World. “We applied our digital expertise and decades of experience to mitigate the inefficiencies typically associated with inspections, using artificial intelligence to quickly review CCTV footage and identify defects. AECOM’s strong Water business has already established itself as a leader in providing safe, sanitary and resilient sewage system solutions. Digital AECOM’s tools enhance our capabilities, enabling our customers to revitalize their water infrastructure with greater efficiency and precision.

By seamlessly integrating images and results into a simple geographic information system (GIS) interface, the PipeInsights platform enables users to manage multiple sewer programs simultaneously while improving understanding of the overall health of the sewage system. To date, PipeInsights has been used for real-world inspections and has captured images of hundreds of thousands of defects as it learns. The platform enables secure access to inspections from any mobile device, allowing users to view and share the health of their systems from the office or the field.

“We are proud to launch PipeInsights and are confident that it will become an industry-leading product that offers our customers an innovative approach to inspections and maintenance, and helps them maintain their water infrastructure with greater confidence and profitability,” Todd said. Battley, Chief Strategy Officer of AECOM. “The accessibility and capability of PipeInsights makes it a top-notch solution. Users can evaluate inspection results, diagnose problems and anticipate future needs through an intuitive platform. This commitment to simplifying challenges through technology agility defines Digital AECOM’s track record of success with its customers.

Digital AECOM brings together the company’s digital-focused global consulting services, hosted services products and digital tools that enhance the delivery of core engineering and design services to help customers accelerate their digital journeys and achieve better project results. Leveraging the strengths of the company’s more than 2,000 integrated digital practitioners globally and proven AECOM technology to connect data, projects and communities, Digital AECOM is a key business enabler. Lasting legacy strategy. To learn more about PipeInsights and how it streamlines sewer inspections, visit


AECOM (NYSE:ACM) is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, providing professional services across the entire project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program management and building. On projects covering transport, buildings, water, new energies and the environment, our public and private clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common goal of creating a better world through our unparalleled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 company and its professional services business generated $13.3 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2021. Learn how we’re delivering a lasting legacy for generations to come at and @AECOM.

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