Inside the January 2011 Issue of Municipal Sewer & Water

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Clamping Down on Losses
An industrial city in central Illinois reaps big dividends with a phased approach to identifying and repairing leaks in its water distribution system
It Takes All Hands
A Kentucky county’s stormwater program brings residents on board to change behaviors and make maintenance and BMPs more effective
Industry News - January 2011
Pumper & Cleaner Expo Heads to Indianapolis in 2012; FS Solutions Names Regional Sales Representatives; Water Cannon Launches Online Store; Super Products Releases Product Brochures; Cummins Builds Sound-Testing Facility; Webinar Highlights Jetter Selection; NozzTeq Launches Online Store; APS Names Matsoukas Manager, Opens Branch Office; Vermeer Realigns Senior Staff; Gradall Names Petrole Vice President of Vacall; Triple R Specialty Launches Online Store; Northeast Trenchless to Host Annual Seminar; PipeLogix Renames Flagship Software
Product News - January 2011
Featured products of January
PowerGrit Tool Offers a More Efficient, Safer Way to Cut Pipe
PowerGrit utility saw chain from ICS, Blount International
Giving A Listen
A performance contract helps a Tennessee city add automated water meter reading and a leak detection system and pay for the improvements out of system savings
Treading Lightly
Cleaning trucks with the Eco Jet System from Sewer Equipment Co. of America combine gains in efficiency with environmentally friendly features
Worth Noting - January 2011
People/Awards; Learning Opportunities; Calendar
Keeping Them On Board
Well-structured mentoring programs can help younger employees learn skills and deepen their commitment to the organization
Managing Assets
An effective program considers life-cycle costs, long-term funding, asset condition and criticality
Who Were Your Mentors?
Sometimes we get our best lessons not from books or teachers but from the everyday wisdom of people we encounter in daily life
A Lot to Learn
The 2011 Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo offers 84 seminars with advice on improving business practices and in-the-field performance
Tracking Trouble
A Florida contractor uses a thermoforming PVC alloy pipe to prevent the collapse of a major highway and railroad crossing