RehabZone Adds Skills Challenge

Test Your Abilities At UCT In San Antonio
By Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor | December 2011, Vol. 66 No. 12

In addition to live demonstration and the Skills Challenge areas, educational stations include the NASSCO Pipeline Assessment Certification Program (PACP) and Inspector Training Certification Program (ITCP), closed circuit television (CCTV), bypass pumping, sectional CIPP lining, joint and seal repairs, water main lining, lateral lining, grouting, root control, manhole linings and coatings, emerging technologies and a networking area.

The RehabZone is sponsored by NASSCO in cooperation with the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Trenchless Installation of Pipelines and Pipeline Infrastructure Systems Technical Committees, the Water Environment Federation’s Collection System Committee, and Underground Construction magazine. It is funded by sponsoring industry organizations and participating companies.

Hermes, president of WBE Dorcas, Inc., is serving her second consecutive term as RehabZone chairperson. Kiest, president and chief executive officer of LMK Technologies, served as chairperson of the 2009 RehabZone and continues to play an active role.

For information about UCT and registration, go to the RehabZone web site,, or the UCT web site,