About the Sound Effects Library

Gas and water running through massive and tiny pipes, at three non-public processing sites.


This sound collection consists of close up sound effects, indoor and outdoor ambiences made in three different non-public municipal processing sites: A gas control station, a sewage plant and a waterworks. The sounds include ambiences and stereo contact mic recordings of active gas and water pipes, capturing the various resonating pipes in isolation.

We recorded the hissing of gas, low drones of water rushing through massive pipes, and the sounds of various stages of sewage processing, recorded indoors and outdoors in multiple locations and rooms throughout the three facilities.

Total play time of all recordings is just under 2 hours.

Number of Files: 46 High Quality WAVS
Size Unpacked: 3.6 GB
Sample Rate: 96kHz/24bit
Gear Used: Sound Devices 633 recorder, Neumann TLM 103, Sennheiser MKH 8040 ORTF, 2 x Barcus Berry 4000 contact mic
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