WHEATON, IL, Sept. 23, 2009 -- RJN Group Inc.'s CASS WORKS® software received NASSCO's v4.4 Certification in Pipeline Assessment and Certification Program (PACP), Manhole Assessment and Certification Program (MACP) and Lateral Assessment and Certification Program (LACP). NASSCO's Pipeline Assessment and Certification Program (PACP) provide a standardization and consistency in evaluating sewer pipe condition and TV inspection results. PACP is a comprehensive and consistent set of TV inspection codes that describes sewer pipe conditions used in prioritization, planning, and renovation of wastewater collection systems. Complementing PACP, the MACP provides standardization for grading of defects within manholes and LACP for recording defects in sewer laterals.
The National Association of Sewer Service Companies, (NASSCO), is an organization which is comprised of contractors, suppliers, engineers, public agencies, and others aligned to the trenchless technology field. Members are required to comprehend the quality and safety issues dealing with rehabilitated pipelines and are active in developing guidelines and specifications that become industry standards. As a member of NAASCO, RJN makes a commitment to set industry standards for the rehabilitation of underground utilities while assuring the continued growth of trenchless technologies. Further information on NASSCO can be found at www.nassco.org.
RJN's CASS WORKS® suite of software products has been NASSCO certified since 2004 and remains the only Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) on the market that has obtained PACP, MACP or LACP certification.
RJN Group Inc. provides engineering consulting services for municipal, county, state, and federal infrastructure systems. The firm's offerings include the study, design, and construction management of wastewater, water, stormwater, roadways, and bridges. GIS and asset management services are also offered by the firm. RJN, established in 1975, is headquartered in Wheaton, Illinois with offices nationwide.