AECOM expands its Digital AECOM offering with the launch of PipeInsights, an innovative platform that accelerates sewer inspections and enhances defect detection

Dallas (September 20, 2022) — AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced it is further expanding its Digital AECOM offering with the launch of PipeInsights, a digital platform that helps clients deliver superior rehabilitation and maintenance outcomes for their sewer systems. The PipeInsights platform augments conventional CCTV inspections using advanced machine learning algorithms to provide automated defect detection and recommend optimal maintenance decisions.

“With PipeInsights, our clients can accelerate inspections and dedicate more time to their core mission: solving today’s critical water infrastructure challenges,” said Beverley Stinson, chief executive of AECOM’s global Water business. “We’ve applied our digital expertise and decades of experience to mitigate the inefficiencies typically associated with inspections, using artificial intelligence to rapidly review CCTV footage and identify defects. AECOM’s robust Water business line has already cemented itself as a leader in delivering safe, sanitary, and resilient sewer system solutions. Digital AECOM’s tools bolster our capabilities, enabling our clients to revitalize their water infrastructure with greater efficiency and precision.”

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

“We’re proud to launch PipeInsights and believe it will become an industry-leading product, one that provides our clients with an innovative approach to inspections and maintenance, and helps them sustain their water infrastructure more confidently and cost-effectively,” said Todd Battley, AECOM’s chief strategy officer. “PipeInsights’ accessibility and capability make it a premier solution. Users can evaluate inspection results, diagnose problems, and anticipate future needs through an intuitive platform. This commitment to simplifying challenges with technological agility defines Digital AECOM’s record of client success.”

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

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AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy, and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled 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 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.3 billion in fiscal year 2021. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

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