Advances in Watermain Rehabilitation
October 15, 2019

Mississauga Grand, 35 Brunel Rd,  Mississauga, ON, L4Z 3E8


This workshop will present recent advances in the North America watermain rehabilitation industry. It will start with ongoing and recent developments by the AWWA Watermain Rehabilitation Standards committee by chairs of the committees giving presentations. First Chris Macey will provide and update on the recently published White Paper that provides new guidance on the classification of watermain rehabilitation products and design considerations. This presentation will show you that not all watermain rehabilitation products are the same and how to specify the product you want to have. Following Chris Macey will be updates, by the standards development Chairs, on new AWWA Standards – Spray-in-place-pipe, CIPP and Sliplining. Dr. Mark Knight, Chair of the AWWA M28 Watermain Rehabilitation Manual Version 4 revision, will provide an update on AWWA M28 manual revisions and when the manual is expected to be completed. The afternoon will discuss ongoing and recent advances with respect to watermain product testing on going at the University of Waterloo, advances in end seals and service connections, the City of Toronto Watermain rehabilitation program and business case for cathodic protection. It will end with a presentation on the design of the Region of Peel first HDPE watermain distribution system.

Who should attend?

Engineering consultants, contractors, technologists, municipal employees, field technicians, suppliers, infrastructure asset managers and anyone else who has an interest in municipal pipelines and wants to keep abreast of emerging industry trends to save money and environment.

What's included?

  • Course Material
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Refreshment during Networking Breaks
  • 0.7 CEUs (continuing education units)
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)


October 15, 2019 | Mississauga Grand, 35 Brunel Rd,  Mississauga, ON, L4Z 3E8

7:30 - 8:00 AM | Registration

8:00 - 8:30 AM | The Business Case for Watermain Rehabilitation, Mark Knight, University of Waterloo

8:30 - 9:15 AM | Not All Water Rehabilitation Products Are The Same - How to Classify Products and Design Considerations So You Get What You Need, Chris Macey, AECOM

9:15 - 9:45 AM | AWWA's New Spray-in-Place-Pipe (SIPP) Standards, Randy Cooper, Envirologics Engineering Inc.

9:45 - 10:15 AM | AWWA's CIPP Standard,  Mark Knight, University of Waterloo

10:15 - 11:10 AM | Networking Break 

11:10 - 11:40 AM | AWWA Sliplining Standard, George Bontus, AEGION/Insituform

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM | AWWA M28 Water Rehabilitation Manual Update, Mark Knight, University of Waterloo

12:10 - 1:00 PM | Lunch

1:00 - 1:45 PM | Burst testing of CIPP Liners - Not all CIPP Liners Are The Same, Mark Knight, University of Waterloo

1:45 - 2:30 PM | Advancements in End Seals and Service Connections, George Bontus, AEGION

2:30 - 2:45 PM | Networking Break

2:45 - 3:15 PM | City of Toronto Watermain Rehabilitation Program - North America's Largest, Matthew Coleman, City of Toronto

3:15 - 3:45 PM | How Cathodic Protection Is The Best Investment for Water Network Life Extension, Chris Macey, AECOM

3:45 - 4:15 PM | Design and Construction of  a New HDPE Watermain System in the Region of Peel, TBD, Region of Peel

4:15 - 4:30 PM | Discussion and Wrap-Up, Mark Knight, University of Waterloo

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