Sewers Files

Brochure: Sewer Grouting - Mainlines, Laterals and Lateral Connections

2019

  • Sewer Grouting Brochure - Mainlines, Laterals and Lateral Connections

Strategic, Cost-Effective I&I Reduction in Wisconsin

Angus W. Stocking, L.S. Trenchless Technology Magazine 2015

  • Wauwatosa’s short term solution - chemical grouting of sewer lateral connections to reduce I&I - has worked out so well that long-term efforts may not be needed at all.

NASSCO Tech Tips - Understanding the Chemical Grout Process

Tech Tips from NASSCO - Dick Schantz Underground Construction Magazine 2012

  • Chemical grouting is one of the olderst techniques used to stop water infiltration into sewer collection systems, Unfortunately, it is also one of the misunderstood.

Magazine Article: 'Grout First,' Right Answer for Sullivan's Island, SC

Don Rigby Trenchless Technology 2016

  • Greg Gress, manager of sewer and water for Sullivan’s Island, S.C., just completed the community’s CMOM self-assessment of its collection system. The condition assessment clearly indicated 90% of Sullivan’s Island problem was infiltration and inflow (I/I)

Magazine Article: NASSCO Report: Grouting

Infiltration Control Grouting Association (ICGA) Trenchless Technology 2016

  • Think You Know Municipal Grouting? Think Again - Reeducate! To further the objectives of ICGA, reeducation is now core to its mission, as injection grouting has experienced monumental advances in the last decade, with more to come.

NASSCO Report: Past, Present and Future of Municipal Grouting

NASSCO's Infiltration Control Grouting Association (ICGA) Trenchless Technology May 2016

  • This year the municipal grouting industry celebrates 50 years as the original trenchless technology. It is appropriate to honor our past, but - more importantly - prepare for the future and the renewed focus on our failing infrastructure.

NASSCO Tech Tips - Injection Grout Specification Guideline Aligns Contractors, Engineers and Municipalities

Tech Tips from NASSCO - Don Rigby Underground Construction Magazine 2016

  • The birth of a specification guideline begind with a need. It is born from a process of collarboration and consensus among mulit-disciplined stakeholders. After two years, the first suggested standard specification on grouting was born.

2003 DFI/Geo-Institute Paper: Irreversible Changes in the Grouting Industry Caused by Polyurethane Grouting

Alex Naudts DFI/Geo-Institute of the A.S.C.E 2003

  • An Overview of 30 Years of Polyurethane Grouting

Magazine Article: Chemical Grouting: An effective tool against groundwater infiltration

Andrew Topf Canadian Underground Infrastructure 2014

  • Groundwater infiltration of sewer pipes is a common problem encountered by municipalities, especially those with aging infrastructure

Magazine Article: Efficient, Economical Grout Solution for Downers Grove

Underground Construction 2014

  • Reducing sewer line I&I with grouting allows Downers Grove Sanitary District (DGSD) to avoid major repair expenses.

2014 No-Dig Paper: Pipe Grouting Longevity Effectiveness Evaluation

James W. Shelton, PE - ARCADIS NASTT's No-Dig Show 2014

  • There have been many debates regarding the long term effectiveness of a sewer grouting approach. ARCADIS selected 12 sewer segments that had been grouted under various sewer rehab projects for which detailed records of testing and grouting were collected.

Magazine Article: TBM Under Ocean Waters - AvantiGrout to the Rescue

Avanti Trenchless and Underground Construction (T&UC) 2014

  • When the Port of Miami wanted to deepen its existing channel, an aging sanitary sewer main belonging to Miami-Dade County had to be lowered.

White Paper: Cement Grout vs. Chemical Grout

Britt N. Babcock, PE, Director, Geotechnical Division Avanti 2013

  • Cement Grout vs. Chemical Grout: Which One to Use, When, and Why. A White Paper providing guidance to the Geotechnical Community

Magazine Article: When 'Old School' is the Right School

Underground Construction 2013

  • Combined Grout, CIPP Effective Solution for Granite City, Illinois

Magazine Article: Trenchless Rehab from the Engineer's Perspective

James W. Shelton Trenchless Technology 2006

  • Sewer rehabilitation programs tend to fall into two main categories: reducing peak infiltration-and-inflow and structural failures
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