Inside the January 2012 Issue of Municipal Sewer & Water

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Deep Integration Deep Integration
The City of Arlington creates a sophisticated database combining GIS data with line condition assessments, producing major efficiencies
Conquering Corrosion Conquering Corrosion
Steel-reinforced polymer concrete manholes enable a Georgia utility to overcome the ravages of hydrogen sulfide
Trial by Fire (Truck) Trial by Fire (Truck) Pipeline Rehabilitation and Relining Learning From the Champions
NCAA exhibition presents the history of college athletic competitions along with a variety of hands-on experiences for fans
Rockin’ Rodney
Red-hot country singer and authentic American success story Rodney Atkins will “cut loose and have fun” at the Pumper & Cleaner Expo
Second Rate?
A new report indicates that the United States is falling seriously behind the rest of the world in quality, leadership and vision on infrastructure
January Industry News
Elgin Equipment Group Acquires Cook Legacy Coating; FS Solutions Adds Online Courses; General Pipe Cleaners Redesigns Website; National Plant Services Hires Development/Project Manager; Select Environmental Services Redesigns Website; Spartan Tool Hires Territory Manager; GeoTree Technologies Partners with IRP; Cityworks Names International Business Development Manager; Echologics Signs Three-Year Leak Detection Contract
Big-Picture Thinking
NASSCO members take part in strategic planning sessions that help identify key initiatives for 2012 and beyond
Pipeline Rehabilitation and Relining January Product News January Product News
Featured new products.
Energy-Saving Compactor Designed for Long Life, Safe Operation Energy-Saving Compactor Designed for Long Life, Safe Operation
Super Energy Efficient Compactor from Wastequip
Back On Track Back On Track
Proactive maintenance, sound processes and modern software help the city of Longview put its water and sewer infrastructure on sound footing
New Paradigms New Paradigms
Innovations including a new cleaning and inspection system are vital to the City of Tacoma’s award-winning stormwater management program
Taking Control Taking Control
MultiSmart Pump Station Manager and PumpView remote software from MultiTrode give operators high-tech control of pumping systems
Leadership and Little White Lies
Seemingly harmless falsehoods can damage your reputation and lead to bigger issues down the road. Here’s why it’s important to clean up your act.
Worth Noting - January 2012
Awards; Learning Opportunities; Calendar