Published: Managing sewer rehabilitation design with the push of a button

June 21, 2018 Kai Iaukea

In this article written in Georgia Operator Magazine, Kai Iaukea explores design tools that provide flexibility and transparency 

 

Sewer system operation in the 21st century has never been more challenging; municipalities must balance cost with service levels to ensure both capital and operational expenditure are maximized. There have been technological advancements in Sewer System Evaluation Survey (SSES), such as Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) and rehabilitation methods like H2S resilient spray liners. But analytical and decision-making tools are not as apparent. 

Until now. 

About the Author

Kai Iaukea

Kai has more than two decades of engineering experience involving water and sewer systems with a focus on SSES, condition assessment and rehabilitation, hydraulic modeling, and design. She served as a project technical lead on several SSES and rehabilitation design projects, evaluating SSES data and proposing rehabilitation to improve structural integrity and reduce I/I. Kai is also proficient with wastewater modeling and condition assessment software.

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