The year 2008 proved to be another strong year of growth and expansion past the nation’s borders for the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), reports Piero Salvo, who completed his two-year term as NASTT chairperson at the end of January.
NASSCO (National Association of Sewer Service Companies) has completed a state of the art guideline for the use and handling of styrene based resins in the cured in place pipe (CIPP) rehabilitation process.
That NASSCO (National Association of Sewer Service Companies) has become an influential force in the sewer rehabilitation industry was clearly evident in 2008, said current association President Marc A. Anctil as he reviewed NASSCO accomplishments in the past 12 months.
Gopal Guthikonda, assistant director of the Engineering Services Program with the Austin Water Utility, Austin, TX, was the guest speaker at the bi-monthly meeting sponsored by the Gulf Coast Trenchless Association (GCTA) held on Oct. 8, in Houston.
As executive director of the North American Society for Trenchless Technology, John Hemphill played a significant role in programs that have educated members of the trenchless industry and general public about the benefits of trenchless construction.