Inside the December 2011 Issue of Municipal Sewer & Water

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Innovation with Pride Innovation with Pride
Bay County Utility Services copes with weather, economic, and demand variation challenges in managing an award-winning distribution system
Fast Draw Fast Draw
A utility in Texas becomes the first to do in-house sewer lining projects using a new manhole-to-manhole cured-in-place process
Lift Stations The Artistic Side of Sports
National Art Museum of Sport highlights downtown Indy, along with shopping in the Mass Ave Arts District
Priceless Advice
Breakfast Roundtable Discussions give business owners and managers a chance to network with peers and share ideas on a host of topics
Worth More than Money
Volunteerism and partnerships have a big role to play in keeping sewer systems clean and functional protecting vital watersheds
December Industry News
Water Cannon Launches Website; ABS Invests $25 Million in RedZone; Public Works Employees Receive Lifesaving Award; Haaker’s Thomas Helps with Water Project; AM-Liner Joins NORDIPIPE Group; Spartan Names Webb Territory Manager; Wachs Water Receives Leak Detection Contracts; Vanair Expands Manufacturing Facilities; ITT Sponsors 2012 Future City Competition; IPR Names Rorison COO
Looking Back on 2011
While the organization made big strides, members pulled together to bring a key NASSCO staffer back from “exile”
Lift Stations Lift Stations December Product News December Product News
Featured new products.
Inspection System Navigates  Tight Turns, Small Lines Inspection System Navigates Tight Turns, Small Lines
SeeSnake nanoReel N85S
Lighting the Way Lighting the Way
A proactive approach to infrastructure renewal in Dover, Del., includes a lining project on 3,345 feet of pipe under a main thoroughfare
Lake Protector Lake Protector
A small Minnesota city captures a big award for meeting stormwater challenges in the face of rapid growth brought on by migration from the nearby metro area
Built  for the  Field Built for the Field
InfraMAP software uses a GIS platform and a simple architecture designed to make it easy for mobile crews to inspect, locate, document and report
Buying Into Progress
Data provided by field crews helps the Bellevue Utilities Department run better, and brings employees more job fulfillment and satisfaction
Worth Noting - December 2011
Awards; Learning Opportunities; Calendar