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REHABTECHNOLOGY
Test Your Skills At The

RehabZone '18 Cutter Challenge

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The 2018 RehabZone, held in conjunction with the annual Underground Construction Technology
International Conference & Exhibition (UCT), is still months away,
but planning has been underway
since April. The RehabZone is a
special "no-sell" area providing objective information about rehabilitation of sewer infrastructure.
"Planning got started a little earlier this year," said Andy
Rothenberg, RehabZone chairperson. "The floor space is the same
as 2017, but we have changed the
route that takes visitors past the
various stations, and have added a
safety section. We have improved
the traffic flow, made more space
for the demonstration area, and
added a 'Cutter Challenge'."
Rothenberg said the Cutter
Challenge invites attendees to see
how quickly they can reinstate a
lateral compared to their peers.
The winner will receive a cash prize
- and bragging rights, of course.
"We believe this will be interesting and fun for participants and
those watching the competition,"
said Rothenberg. Sponsoring the
event are Michels Corporation and
TryTek Machine Works Inc.

Skills challenge
"The Cutter Challenge is a test of
skills," he explained. "There will be
an area designated in the RehabZone to try the TryTek T150 Lateral Reinstatement cutter. Two cutters will be set up and operational.
The first cutter will be for trial purposes, for people to try out and get
used to the controls, or for people
who have never cut before.
"The second area will be for the
competition. There, people will
be able to compete against other
attendees and qualify to win a
cash prize. The entry fee is $5 and
people can enter as many times
as they choose. The fastest overall
time will win. There may also be

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consolation prizes for things such
as Prettiest or Most Complete
Coupon," Rothenberg said.
Educational stations will 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 safety.
Stations will be staffed at all
times by industry professionals
who present objective, generic
information, without selling or
promoting individual brands or
products.

pleting his second year as chairperson of the RehabZone.
"We're having really good participation of volunteers who are
devoting many hours to planning,
and I'm sure that will carry through
to achieve another successful Reha-

bZone," said Rothenberg.
Information about the RehabZone is available on the RehabZone web site (rehabzone.org) and
by contacting Heather Myers at
NASSCO (heather@nassco.org) or
(410) 442-7473.

Demonstration
The 2018 RehabZone again will
include the popular demonstration
area, and LMK Technologies and
TryTek already are committed to
conducting demonstrations.
This no-sell approach is recognized as one of the keys to the continuing success of the RehabZone.
"We're also going to make volunteers more easily identified, so
visitors can readily find someone to answer questions," said
Rothenberg.
The RehabZone is sponsored
by NASSCO (National Association
of Sewer Service Companies) in
cooperation with the Utility Engineering & Surveying Institute of
the ASCE, the Water Environment
Federation's Collection System
Committee, and Underground
Construction magazine. The RehabZone is funded by sponsoring
organizations and participating
companies.
UCT, with the RehabZone, will
be held Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, 2018 at
the Ernest N. Morial Convention
Center in New Orleans.
Rothenberg is president of
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Underground Construction - August 2017
Contents
Editor’s Log
Newsline
Washington Watch
Pipeline Projects
Construction Industry Applauds Pab Legislation
First Look: Vacuworx Unveils Compact Vacuum Lifting System
Two Ways Utility Contractors Can Transfer Risk
Pvcpa Study Examines Environmental Impacts, Safety, Costs of Water Pipes
Real Business in the Big Easy
Currently @ Cuire
Matthews Assumes Ttc Leadership Role
2017 Buyer´S Guide
Nassco Tech Tips
Test Your Skills at the Rehabzone ‘18 Cutter Challenge
Rehab Products
Waterworksnews
Business
New Products
Calendar of Events
Equipment Spotlight
Business Cards
Sales Reps
Ad Index
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Editor’s Log
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Newsline
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Washington Watch
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Pipeline Projects
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Construction Industry Applauds Pab Legislation
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - First Look: Vacuworx Unveils Compact Vacuum Lifting System
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Two Ways Utility Contractors Can Transfer Risk
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Pvcpa Study Examines Environmental Impacts, Safety, Costs of Water Pipes
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Underground Construction - August 2017 - Real Business in the Big Easy
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