Conference
Day 1 – Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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Time:
Day 1
7:30 - 8:15Keynote Speaker: Dr. Penny Burns, Editor, Strategic Asset Management
Session 1: MICROTUNNELLING
8:30 - 8:55Mechanized Trenchless Installations for Smaller Diameters | Dr. Gerhard Lang, Herrenknecht AG Germany | Presentation
8:55 - 9:20Short Drive Microtunnelling | John Currey/Gene Woodbridge, Earth Boring Company Ltd. | Presentation
9:20 - 9:45Microtunnelling Pipe -Pipe Designed for Projects and TBMs | Maged Mekael, Munro Ltd | Presentation
9:45 - 10:10DRILLPILOT: A New Measurement While-drilling System | Harald Krenn/Robert Graf, Zublin Inc. | Presentation
10:10 - 10:25Refreshment Break
10:25 - 10:50 Direct Pipe and HDD Used to Complete Tricky River Crossing | Glenn Duyvestyn, Hatch Mott MacDonald
10:50 - 11:15 Microtunnelling Overcomes Design and Construction Challenges to Accomplish Three Notable Firsts | Marc Gelinas, Hatch Mott MacDonald; Shu He, York Region, John Grennan, Ward and Burke Microtunnelling; Armenio Martins, McNally Construction Inc. | Presentation
11:15 - 11:40 The Key for Curved Microtunneling | Stefan Truempi, Jackcontrol AG | Presentation
Session 2: GRAVITY PIPE RENOVATION
8:30 - 8:55 Rehabilitation of a Deep, Small Egg-Shaped Sewer | Ashley Rammeloo, City of London | Presentation
8:55 – 9:20Inspection and Rehabilitation of a 2400 mm Diameter Sanitary Interceptor | David Crowder, RV Anderson & Associates; Mike Abraham, Region of Halton | Presentation
9:20 – 9:45 Teamwork in Critical Large Trunk Sewer Rehabilitation in the City of Kingston | Ian Doherty, Trenchless Design Engineering Ltd; Kim Lewis Sr., Liquiforce Sewer Services Ltd. | Presentation
9:45 – 10:10 Case Study: Renovation of a Fully Deteriorated Trunk Sewer at a Large Operational Brewery | Kyle Verwey/Randall Cooper| Evanco Environmental Technologies Inc. | Presentation
10:10 – 10:25Refreshment Break
10:25 – 10:50 Trenchless Rehabilitation of Non-circular Sewer and Culverts by inserting GRP HOBAS Sections | Philippe Fischer, Hobas | Presentation
10:50 – 11:15 Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation of Sewer in Crystal Beach | Kevin Bainbridge, Robinson Consulting Ltd.; Emily Pelleja/Michelle Moore, Region of Niagara | Presentation
11:15 – 11:40 Design Considerations for Rehabilition of a 96-inch Sewer | Wayne Hunter/Wm. Bart Hines, RPS Group, Trinity River Authority | Presentation
Session 3: WATERMAIN CONSTRUCTION/RENOVATION/DESIGN
8:30 – 8:55Horizontal Directional Drilling with Ductile Iron Pipe | Kenneth Rickvalsky, McWane Cast Iron Pipe Group
8:55 – 9:20Trenchless Crossing of a Failure-prone 1200mm Watermain in Poor Soil Conditions | Trevor Kealey, R. V. Anderson Associates Limited | Presentation
9:20 – 9:45 HDD with a Novel Reaming Technique for Species at Risk Protection during Watermain Replacement | Marin/Dwayne Hofstetter, Conestoga-Rovers & Associates; Tammy Silverstone, York Region | Presentation
9:45 – 10:10Decision and Design Challenges for Replacing the North Kildonan Feedermain | Jason S. Lueke, Associated Engineering | Presentation
10:10 – 10:25Refreshment Break
10:25 – 10:50Extending your HDPE pipe investment using Time-of-Flight Diffraction | Tony Tsang, Metro Vancouver | Presentation
10:50 – 11:15 HDPE Pressure Pipe Occasional and Recurring Surge Design Considerations | Dr. Mark Knight, University of Waterloo; Larry Petroff/Camille Rubeiz, Plastic Pipe Institute | Presentation
11:15 – 11:40 Avenue Road Watermain Project Retrospective – Design and Construction Challenges | Mark Belanger, Associated Engineering | Presentation
11:40 - 2:00Lunch, Exhibit Hall Open, Live Technical Sessions
AFTERNOON SESSIONS
Session 4: WATER PIPELINE RENOVATION/RESTORATION
2:00 – 2:25City of Cambridge Watermain Rehabilitation and Replacement Strategy – “Lesson Learned” | Yogesh Shah, City of Cambridge | Presentation
2:25 – 2:50 Reversing Falls Bridge Watermain Rehabilitation | Brian Moreau , CBCL Limited | Presentation
2:50 – 3:15Relining of Water Mains with Flexible High Pressure Pipelines| Ivan Zubiaga, Raedlinger Primus Line Inc. | Presentation
3:15 – 3:40 Casselberry Asbestos Cement Pipe Bursting Project | Edward Alan Ambler, City of Casselberry; Bill Thomas, Killebrew Inc | Presentation
3:40 – 3:55Refreshment Break
3:55 – 4:20 Addressing Rapid Chlorine Decay and Biofilm in the City of Waterloo – Part 1 | Natasha Glauser/Denise McGoldrick/Tim Wettlaufer, City of Waterloo | Presentation
4:20 – 4:45Addressing Rapid Chlorine Decay and Biofilm in the City of Waterloo – Part 2 | Jonathan Pearce, City of Waterloo
Session 5: PIPELINE INSPECTION/CONDITION ASSESSMENT
2:00 – 2:25 Sudbury’s 2 km Wastewater Tunnel and Rock Wall Inspection | Robert Langlois, R. V. Anderson, Associates Limited; Gordon Henrich, D. M. Robichaud; Greg Baiden, Penguin Automated Systems Inc. | Presentation
2:25 – 2:50Leak Detection of Critical Watermain in the City of Hamilton | Kevin Bainbridge/Chris Martire, Robinson Consultants; Mike Zantingh/Erika Waite, City of Hamilton | Presentation
2:50 – 3:15Calgary in-service Forcemain Condition Assessment | Reid McDougall/Tim Ross, Pure Technologies Ltd. | Presentation
3:15 – 3:40 City of Bellingham Raw Water Intake Tunnel Inspection using a ULS-200 from 2G Robotics | Jason Gillham, 2G Robotics
3:40 – 3:55Refreshment Break
3:55 – 4:20 Condition Assessment of the York/Peel Feedermain | Ramzi Khalaf, Pure Technologies Ltd.; Junjie Tu (Thomas), York Region | Presentation
4:20 – 4:45 Discovering Actual Wall Thickness in a Steel Pipe in British Columbia | Bill Jappy, PICA | Presentation
Session 6: WATER INFRASTRUCTURE SUSTAINABILITY AND FINANCING
2:00 – 2:25Custom Inspection Platform created to Complete Water System Assessment | Richard Engel, ASI | Presentation
2:25 – 2:50 Improved Management of Water Infrastructure Assets: The value of Condition-driven Asset Management for Buried Pipeline | Marc Bracken, Echologics | Presentation
2:50 – 3:15A New Strategic Asset Management Tool for Simulating Water Utilities long-term Sustainability | Amin Ganjidoost/Dr. Rashid Rehan/Dr. Mark Knight/Dr.Andre Unger/Dr. Carl Haas, University of Waterloo | Presentation
3:15 – 3:40 Using CLOS to Link Pipeline Data Collection to Performance Management and Customer Expectations | Ross Homeniuk, CH2M Hill
3:40 – 3:55Refreshment Break
3:55 – 4:20 Will your Water Rates Cover Actual Water Projects Inflation Costs Over the Next 10 to 20 years? | Dr. Rizwan Younis/Dr. Mark Knight/Dr. Andre Unger, University of Waterloo | Presentation
4:20 – 4:45Development of a North America Drinking Water Pipeline Defect Coding and Condition Rating Standard – Water Research Foundation Project | Dr. Rizwan Younis/Dr. Mark Knight, University of Waterloo; Dr.Yehuda Kleiner, Kleiner & Assoc.; Dr. John Mathews, Battelle | Presentation
5:00 – 6:00Networking Reception, Exhibit Hall Open.

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