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Retrofitting a flooded substation

A flooded electrical substation. A run-down pump. And another switchgear failure. Do you recognize the scenario? Would you like to avoid it? Learn how to get it all right from the start.

Distribution network operators and maintenance contractors all over the world struggle against water and dust ingress in electrical assets such as substation basements and control rooms. Since humidity is often the cause of partial discharge activity, equipment damages, switchgear failures and costly power outages, they have a lot to win in keeping the basements dry. There are ways of sealing properly against water leakage through openings for cables and pipes and thereby eliminate the risk.

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