NASTT Laterals Good Practices Course

Sponsored by the North American Society for Trenchless Technology and held in conjunction with the Underground Construction Technology Conference (UCT)

Jan 31, 2007 - Feb 01, 2007
Target groups: technicians, engineers
Category: EducationTraining
The first course, Laterals Good Practices, will be held Wednesday, Jan. 31, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm during UCT at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit the UCT exhibition during breaks and the lunch hour. Course instructors are Dr. Ray Sterling and Jadranka Simicevic with the Trenchless Technology Center (TTC).

The laterals course covers the following topics: an introductory overview of what sewer laterals are and why they present an important problem; methods of locating and inspecting of laterals, condition assessment and decision making regarding necessary repairs, options for trenchless rehabilitation or replacement of laterals; bid documents; legal and financial issues. Most attention is given to a detailed description of rehabilitation methods, review of relevant issues (before, during or after construction), and experience gained in case studies.

The Cured-in-Place-Pipe (CIPP) Good Practices Course is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 1, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm following UCT, also at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Course instructors are Dr. Mark Knight with the University of Waterloo , Kaleel Rahaim with Interplastics Corp. and Ian Doherty of Trenchless Designing Engineering, Ltd. The CIPP course is geared to provide an in-depth overview of wastewater mainline and lateral pipe rehabilitation using CIPP from planning and design to job completion. The target audience is contractors, public works, consulting engineers, inspectors and industry practitioners.

Contact info:
Sheila Coats, Registration Manager
Phone: +1 281-558-6930
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas, USA


Sheila Coats


+1 281-558-6930



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