Mainlines & Laterals Files

Brochure: Sewer Grouting - Mainlines, Laterals and Lateral Connections

Published Year: 2019

  • Sewer Grouting Brochure - Mainlines, Laterals and Lateral Connections

2018 No-Dig Paper : Logic and Economics of Lateral Grouting

Published Year: 2018

  • Decision Support Matrix Compares Trenchless Rehabilitation Technologies.

2017 No-Dig Paper: Value-Engineering for Sewer Rehabilitation with Injection Grouts for Anytown, USA

Published Year: 2017

  • Injection grouting is a soil sealing process used to control infiltration more effectively, more efficiently for less cost, and engineered to holistically attack all four points of entry: mainline, laterals, lateral connections, and manholes.

2017 WEFTEC: New Mandate: Grout First, CIPP Line Second for Rehabbing Pipe, Service Laterals, and Manholes in Naperville

Published Year: 2017

  • New Mandate: Grout First, CIPP Line Second for Rehabbing Pipe, Service Laterals, and Manholes in Naperville

Magazine Article: The Evolution of Grouting Solutions

Published Year: 2017

  • Injection Grouting is described by its proponents as the first renchless technology to repair leaks in underground pipes.

2016 No-Dig Paper: Injection Grouts and CIPP Lining Revitalize Buried Assets on Treasure Island

Published Year: 2016

  • Injection Grouts and CIPP Lining Revitalize Buried Assets on Treasure Island

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

Published Year: 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)

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

Published Year: 2016

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

2015 No-Dig Paper: Cost-Effective Private Property I&I Reduction

Published Year: 2015

  • The focus of the paper is to show the step-by-step progression of a private property I&I reduction program in the City of Wauwatosa. The project included soaker hose rain event simulation, lateral lining and chemical grouting.

2015 UCT Paper: Eliminating Infiltration Requires a Holistic Approach in Naperville, Illinois

Published Year: 2015

  • In April 2013, Chicago and its neighboring suburbs experienced a 100-year rain event resulting in extensive flooding, sewer system surcharges, and basement back-ups.

Article: Strategic, Cost-Effective I&I Reduction in Wisconsin

Published Year: 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.

2014 iSTT Paper: Pipe Grouting Longevity Effectiveness Evaluation

Published Year: 2014

  • These grouting projects were implemented using specifications largely consistent with the new NASSCO grouting specifications. This paper will review the requirements for testing and grouting under which the original work was done.

2014 No-Dig Paper: Pipe Grouting Longevity Effectiveness Evaluation

Published Year: 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: Chemical Grouting: An effective tool against groundwater infiltration

Published Year: 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

Published Year: 2014

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