A cathodic protection survey involves an inspection of the cathodic protection system and an evaluation of soil-side-protection levels applied to the steel structures electrically coupled to the cathodic protection system.

Survey results, and completed and outstanding upgrades are discussed in a technical report that follows the field service.

D.C. current devices (rectifiers, ground bed, test points, current control devices) are visually inspected and adjusted as required.

The effectiveness of dielectric insulated kits at all known foreign tie-ins are inspected. Defective kits are identified and flagged.