NASTT to hold two courses at UCT

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) will hold two, one-day Good Practices Courses in conjunction with Underground Construction Technology (UCT) 2008 in Atlanta, GA. The CIPP Good Practices Course is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 30, and the Sewer Laterals Good Practices Course will be held on Thursday, Jan. 31. The training courses are ideally suited for contractors, public works and municipal personnel, consulting engineers, inspectors and industry practitioners...

ATLANTA, GA, Jan. 7, 2008 -- The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) will hold two, one-day Good Practices Courses in conjunction with Underground Construction Technology (UCT) 2008 in Atlanta, GA. The CIPP Good Practices Course is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 30, and the Sewer Laterals Good Practices Course will be held on Thursday, Jan. 31.

The NASTT CIPP Good Practices 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. CIPP course instructors are Dr. Mark Knight with the University of Waterloo and Kaleel Rahaim with Interplastic Corp.

The Sewer Laterals 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 survey results in support of findings and recommendations for developing an effective laterals program. Laterals course instructors are Dr. Ray Sterling and Jadranka Simicevic with the Trenchless Technology Center (TTC).

These training courses are ideally suited for contractors, public works and municipal personnel, consulting engineers, inspectors and industry practitioners.

Registration is $495 per training course. Register for both courses and pay only $795. Your registration fee includes: attendance to the seminar, continental breakfast, breaks and lunches, course materials, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) issued by a participating university, and a full conference registration pass to attend UCT. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit the UCT exhibition during breaks and the lunch hour.

For technical information, contact John Hemphill, NASTT Executive Director, at (703) 351-5252 or e-mail: jhemphill@nastt.org. For registration, housing and travel information, visit the UCT website at www.uctonline.com.

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