Excavation and other construction works present as much of a threat to perimeter security as illegal activity. But preventing excavation damage is straightforward, with Fotech’s Distributed Acoustic Sensor (DAS) technology.
Data from US industry body Common Ground Alliance recorded over 300,000 damage incidents to underground facilities in 2017. Meanwhile, the Institute of Civil Engineers puts the number of UK strikes at over 60,000 annually. Not only do these incidents cost money to repair, if the damage disrupts the supply, operators may lose both revenue and the goodwill of their customers.
The good news is that LiveDETECT® instantly detects and analyses threats to perimeter security with unprecedented accuracy. Read our Excavation Damage Use Case to find out how Fotech’s DAS modular security monitoring solutions provide comprehensive and real-time visibility of the integrity of underground utilities, by detecting and warning of perimeter breaches before they happen.
Using standard telecommunications grade fibre optic cable – often already a part of underground networks – DAS acoustic sensing provides an invisible ‘smart barrier’ for underground utility networks, which can detect and pinpoint excavation activity before perimeter security is put at risk.
LiveDETECT II® utilises Fotech’s most advanced DAS technology to identify and analyse potential threats and damage to perimeter security before they become serious. You are equipped with the instant intelligence you need to take swift mitigating action, potentially saving huge remediation costs and protecting your company’s reputation with customers and shareholders alike.
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