TUESDAY, MARCH 19
Advancing Water Pipeline Maintenance: Spray-In-Place Pipe Rehab Using 100% Solids Epoxy
Speakers: JB Conant, Warren Environmental; Lance Secrest, Spray in Place Solutions
Discuss potable water industry standards (NSF) and explore the latest application technology, focusing on SIPP with 100% solids epoxy. Case studies and project examples will educate and raise awareness about the effectiveness of SIPP in rehabilitating potable water pipelines.
Investigate-Design-Build Solves Mysterious Leak in 72″ Main Under Trinity River
Speaker: Mike Larsen, Structural Technologies
Learn about the Investigate-Design-Build (IDB) process and how it can streamline multiple organizations involved in complex projects, and unforeseen conditions and challenges, to solve uncertainties – from pipeline condition assessment to implementing pipe upgrades – within a short schedule, without effecting water demands to the public.
Hitting the Mark: Vertical-Curved Microtunnel to Install 30-Inch Pipeline Beneath Guadalupe River
Speakers: Jesse Guerra and Robert Weinert, Plummer Associates Inc.
Learn about the benefits and drawbacks of various trenchless technologies and selection of vertical-curved microtunneling for a 400-LF trenchless installation beneath a river with steep side slopes; 20-foot elevation difference between bore pit locations; challenging topography, inconsistent subsurface ground conditions and tight alignment tolerances; and next to an active pump station.
Paint or Get off the Ladder: Staying Flexible in Tight Timelines
Speaker: David Trejo, P.E., Garver USA
The presentation will share experiences and lessons learned, while rehabbing an elevated storage tank, with a short turnaround and critical funding timeline. Specific as to be covered are project scheduling, construction management through contract documents, logistical lead times and preparing for unknown conditions.
Sensible Specifications for Renewing & Rehabilitating Wastewater Collection System
Speaker: Mark Wade, BlueWater Solutions Group Inc.
Learn how to develop a single set of bid-ready specifications, work orders, and even purchase orders, for both scheduled and emergency repairs, for renewing and rehabilitating buried pipeline infrastructure.
PVC Pipe Offers Two-Day Aerial Over River Installation for Much-Needed Water Delivery
Speakers: Craig Fisher, P.E., Westlake Pipe & Fittings; Dustin Segraves, P.E., Oklahoma City-Utilities Department
Learn how the contractor’s solution for removing the existing damaged pipe and installing new pipe on this 600-foot aerial crossing was much more efficient than the original proposal. It also provides a case study on a complicated emergency repair.
Keeping the Pressure Up: Manage Supply Chain, Market Conditions to Mitigate Construction Issues
Speakers: Derek Schwanke, P.E., Garver; Alex Whiteway, City of Mansfield
Learn how the City of Mansfield determined the most feasible option to expedite delivery of increased water supply. Topics include evaluation of alternative solutions, development of a material evaluation matrix, a phased incentive approach for contract time, and will address construction challenges and lessons learned.
Asbestos Cement Pipe Removal and Replacement Process
Speaker: Ted Dimitroff, Trenchless Consulting LLC
Learn where to get certified training and where to purchase the certified tools for close tolerance pipe sluriffication (CTPS), the only EPA-approved trenchless construction process for large-area pipe removal and replacement.”