Cartridge Style PVC Restrained Joints: Efficiency, Performance and Sustainability
The benefits of trenchless technology are well understood by all in our industry – more cost-effective, and less disruptive to streets, driveways, and landscaping. However, what’s less clear to many engineers and city officials faced with a wide selection of materials and processes is the impact material selection has on system performance, risk, installation requirements and the environment. This seminar will present the engineering considerations involved in selecting PVC pipe for water/sewer trenchless installation projects, focusing on “cartridge-style” assembly considerations, structural and flow performance, pressure-handling capacity, and compatibility with existing systems. Design and key decision criteria will also be presented to assist in defining what type of thermoplastic pipe is best suited for a particular trenchless application. There will be two case studies, one water distribution and one gravity sewer, to review the design, financial, installation, and operational considerations to meet owner/municipality requirements. We will discuss the three primary cartridge style joining methods: Restrained Joint Integral Bell, Coupled Pipe, and Flush Joint PVC pipe.
Sewer Laterals are service pipes that connect buildings to sewer mainlines. Laterals convey sanitary sewage, but often extraneous storm water also. The November 7 webinar will focus on the following sewer lateral topics:
Industry experts from the NASTT membership will be presenting this complimentary we binar on November 7:
Dr. Jason Lueke, Associated Engineering
NASTT's complimentary webinar series is modeled to bring you professional instruction from leading experts in the field of trenchless technology. The content of all NASTT training is peer-reviewed, consensus-based information and free of commercialism. Design to share the many benefits of trenchless technology, NASTT's complimentary webinar series welcomes industry newcomers and seasoned veterans alike.
Industry experts from the NASTT membership will be presenting this complimentary webinar on September 25:
Ian Doherty, P.Eng., Trenchless Design Engineering, LLC
The September 25 webinar will focus on the following sliplining topics:
NASTT's complimentary webinar series is modeled to bring you professional instruction from leading experts in the field of trenchless technology. The content of all NASTT training is peer-reviewed, consensus-based information and free of commercialism. Designed to share the many benefits of trenchless technology, NASTT's complimentary webinar series welcomes industry newcomers and seasoned veterans alike.
NASTT is pleased to host 3 webinars in 2013:
Drinking Water Pipeline Rehabilitation Design Considerations for Polyurea Spin-Cast Lining/Spray-in-Place Pipe (SIPP)
Municipalities and private water utilities are frequently challenged with a rapidly deteriorating infrastructure and are constrained by limited funding sources and budgets. To meet this growing challenge, there is a strong desire among many water infrastructure owners to utilize more trenchless rehabilitation solutions. To do so effectively, the utility owner or engineering firm must clearly understand the limitations, trade-offs and effectiveness of the various rehabilitation solutions. This webinar will provide an overview of Polyurea Spin-Cast Lining also known as Spray-in-Place Pipe (SIPP). This rehabilitation technique can provide significant environmental, social and economic benefits over open cut dig and replacement solutions. The webinar will focus on the proper design and installation of this solution as either a barrier coating to protect against future internal corrosion or as an AWWA class IV structural lining to achieve specific long-term structural performance characteristics for various pipe types, deterioration levels and operating conditions. We will also discuss up-to-date carbon footprint comparisons of various rehabilitation methods, effective cleaning techniques and proactive condition assessment techniques as they relate to polyurea SIPP lining.
Preserving the Underground Infrastructure at Miami-Dade
Communities large and small face a delicate balance improving their underground sanitary collection system and reducing flow to their treatment plant while being good stewards of the rate-payer and protecting quality of life. The intrusion of groundwater and soil fines are sabotaging system efficiencies causing the plant to treat twice the volume, increasing sanitary sewer overflows and polluting our clean water streams.
There is no silver-bullet, but there is one strategy that pays high-dividends. Miami-Dade Water & Sewer Department has 20 years of data supporting every 1 dollar they spend to reduce I&I receives a 2 ½ dollar return. Learn directly from Miami-Dade’s Chief of Wastewater Collection and Transmission how chemical grout is their low-cost, high-reward practice that helps reduce 127 MGD flow to their treatment operations.
With Miami-Dade’s Rod Lovett, subject matter experts Stuart Rome of Cues and Daniel Magill of Avanti contribute expertise to the educational content of this 1 HR webinar hosted by the editor of Trenchless Technology magazine. Join us and earn .1 CEU for participating in this live learning event.
Presenters (Subject Matter Experts):
HDD, Pipe Bursting and CIPP for the Gas Industry
This webinar will focus on horizontal directional drilling (HDD), pipe bursting and cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) trenchless techniques specifically for the gas industry.
Trenchless Technologies for Pressure Pipeline Rehabilitation
There are a variety of solutions for the structural repair of water and wastewater pipeline rehabilitation. One technology is the widely accepted cured-in-place pipe, or CIPP, a trenchless solution that creates a new pipe-within-a-pipe without digging or destruction. This product has recently been modified to include a fiber-reinforced structural solution.
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