What it contains

Contractors and other workers use different techniques to remove and replace asbestos-cement pipe. This document explains:

  • how to remove and replace asbestos-cement pipes
  • techniques for pipe-bursting, pipe reaming, bypassing, sliplining and curing-in-place pipe lining, pipe removal and replacement
  • ways to remove non-friable asbestos
  • what happens to a site in which asbestos-cement pipe has previously been removed or replaced