Inside the April 2009 Issue of Municipal Sewer & Water

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STORM: Building Momentum
A coalition in Monroe County, N.Y., advances water quality initiatives and leverages partnerships to tackle stormwater issues
SEWER: No Big Dig
A small New England community finds the solution to its inflow and infiltration issues through trenchless technology and a no-dig approach
Where the Cookie Crumbled
A cured-in-place-pipe spot-liner system saves the City of Tacoma, Wash., substantial time and inconvenience on a challenging sewer main repair
Fighting the Snake
Today’s one-way approach to public spending and taxation threatens to strangle critical infrastructure rehabilitation and public services generally
WATER: Neptune’s Trident
The Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia uses a three-pronged approach to renewing, rehabilitating and protecting a growing water distribution system
Having Faith in Our Recession-Proof Industry
I’ve been in the sewer industry for decades, and I so often wondered when our industry would make headlines.
Solution Selector
Software from NASSCO helps users identify the trenchless technology best suited for specific pipe and work site conditions
Merit Raises Pay Dividends
A water utility in metropolitan Portland, Ore., finds that a switch to a merit pay system produces high-performance employees
Ready For Duty
Optimism pervades the exhibit hall as Pumper & Cleaner Expo attendees discover the latest technologies for municipal pipe cleaning, repair and maintenance
Industry News - April 2009
NASSCO Introduces Sewer Grouting Web Site; Pipe Eye International Adds Mobile Inspection Center; Perma-Liner Receives Keeping America Strong Award; Spartan Tool Names Nesky VP of Sales; Flexible Pipe Tool Acquires Shamrock; CWR Report Reveals Industry’s Economic Impact; REHAU, DBI to Produce Municipal PVC Pipe