NASTT Sewer Laterals Rehabilitation & Replacement Good Practices Course

Aug 25, 2008

The South Tahoe Public Utility District (STPUD) is pleased to offer a special one-day Sewer Laterals Rehabilitation & Replacement Good Practices Course, Wed., Sept. 3, 2008, at its offices in South Lake Tahoe, California. The training is developed and conducted by the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT).

Course objective: The Sewer Laterals Good Practices Course addresses jurisdictional, design and installation issues, as well as available techniques for maintaining, rehabilitating and replacing sewer laterals and connections, using case studies, field data and surveys results in support of findings and recommendations for developing an effective laterals program.

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.

Who should attend? The target audience is contractors, public works and municipal personnel, consulting engineers, inspectors and industry practitioners.

NASTT Course instructors: Jason Lueke, Ph.D., P.Eng. is currently the Discipline Lead in the Trenchless Technology Department, as well as an Infrastructure Engineer, with Associated Engineering Alberta, Ltd. located in Edmonton, Alberta. Jadranka Simicevic is a research engineer specializing in Trenchless Technology at the Trenchless Technology Center based at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana.

For more information or to register for this course: Contact Eileen Eidam, Administrative Assistant, South Tahoe Public Utility District. Phone: +1 530/543- 6275. E-mail: Seating is limited so please register in advance to guarantee your space!

Registration is $300 (early) and $325 (after Aug. 27). This fee includes attendance to the seminar, classroom materials, continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon break and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) issued by Louisiana Tech University.

The Laterals Good Practices Course will be held at the offices of the South Tahoe Public Utility District located at: 1275 Meadow Crest Drive South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Registration and check-in will open at 8:00 am.

NASTT good practices courses provide top-notch, quality training to trenchless professionals. By attending, you are guaranteed: a comprehensive, consensus-based course outline, non-commercial presentations (vendor-neutral), expert instructors in their respective fields, CEUs/PDHs offered for your participation and a course manual, a handy resource for years to come. Visit for a complete listing of courses offered.

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