Sanitary Sewer Maintenance Practices and Technologies

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Course Outline

  • Sanitary Sewer Maintenance and Equipment
  • Controlling Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs)
  • Televising and Pipe Assessments
  • Techniques to Measure and Reduce Inflow and Infiltration
  • Incorporating CMOM into Field Operations
  • Review of Computer Software for Collection Systems
  • Determining Your Critical Assets
  • Dealing with Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG)
  • Managing Insurance Risk by Improved Sanitary Sewer Maintenance
  • Developments in Sewer Repair and Reconstruction Technology
  • Lateral Inspection and Repair on Private Property
  • Safety Practices in Sewer Maintenance
  • Case Studies and Experience from Across the U.S.


Tony Du Bois

Michael Krosnosky

Jason McMahon

John Nelson

John Nelson Jr. is vice president with Visu-Sewer, Inc. and has more than 25 years of experience in the application of construction and rehab technology for televising, cleaning, repair and rehab of sanitary sewers and laterals. Mr. Nelson also served as the president of the National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NAASCO).

Tony Offerman

Tony Offerman, PE is a professional engineer and collection system management specialist with Veolia North America. Based in Austin, Texas, Offerman has more than 25 years of experience in sanitary sewer system design, operations, upgrading, and wet weather flow management. He has worked with large and small collection systems across the United States.

Ned Paschke

Ned Paschke, PE, DEE, is a program director and professor of practice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, specializing in analysis and improvement of water and wastewater systems and facilities. Before joining the UW-Madison, he was director of engineering for the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District and a hydraulic engineering consultant for national and international engineering firms.

Jon Schladweiler

Stephen Tilson

Stephen Tilson is a nationally known collection systems operations and management specialist. He is president of Tilson & Associates, based in Torrington, Connecticut. He is a licensed operator and has more than 25 years of specialized experience in sanitary sewer operations and maintenance management throughout the United States. He is a co-author of the Water Environment Federation Manual of Practice #7, Wastewater Collection Systems Management.

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