WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

9:00 – 9:25 a.m.
Smart Pig in Pressure Pipe ‘Squeals’ Cost-Effective, High-Res Results
Speaker: Jimmy Stewart, Advanced Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Solutions
Gain knowledge and insight about advanced inspection technology & tools that provide a proactive approach to risk identification by detecting corrosion, pitting, wall loss, layer delamination and leaks. This optimized asset management enhances reliability, reduces costs, and elevates the performance of underground infrastructure. A case study with real-world results will be presented.

9:30 – 9:55 a.m.
Lift Station Consolidation: E-54 Sewer Improvement in San Antonio
Speaker: Marshall Preas, P.E., Pape-Dawson Engineers
Learn details of the project – from initial route study through construction – involving removal of three aging and/or undersized sanitary sewer lift stations located entirely over an environmentally sensitive area. Also, the challenges encountered will be outlined, and solutions will be presented, in hopes that information can be shared.

10:00 – 10:25 a.m.
Considerable Cost of the Burrowing Beetle
Speakers: Maureen Carlin, Ph.D., and Cole Niblett, P.E., Garver
Understanding the upfront challenges with the permitting process has become a critical component in trenchless pipeline project development, procurement and construction execution. Learn about approaches, through coordination by all stakeholders, to meet environmental permit requirements in the most efficient and cost-effective way.

10:30 – 10:55 a.m.
Understanding CIPP as a Systems Technology
Speaker: Dave Kozman, P.E., HammerHead Trenchless
Each CIPP system and variation should be designed, tested and certified for its intended use. Learn from this overview of CIPP technologies, installation processes, applications, design methods, industry standards, applicable testing, certifications and design reconciliation of the installed CIPP system.

2:00 – 2:25 p.m.
Styrene Attacks: What Research has Learned
Speaker: John Matthews, Ph.D., P.E., Louisiana Tech University
Learn about the research, findings and recommendations from a three-phase study conducted by TTC, and funded by NASSCO, to determine if styrene emissions from CIPP job sites pose substantial risks to workers and community.