Sewer humor from our CEO, Cori Criss

You could say that we’re flush with pride. Recently, the City of Modesto called in for software support with ITpipes. The I.T. representative calling in, Tim, told our tech that he needs to have a serious talk with whoever created our phone recording. Tim went on to say, and I quote, “Instead of saying Press[…]

Cleaning with Creativity and ITpipes

Simple innovation makes easy work of a difficult cleaning job No vehicles, no heavy equipment, yet the job was cleaning 10,000 feet of 27- to 30-inch sewer main. The site was the Four Seasons Golf Course in Irving, Texas, and the job would take thousands of feet of hose using conventional methods like a combo[…]

Maximizing Inspection Data Critical to System Management

We love this interview from Luke Laggis, Municipal Sewer & Water, with our founder! If you know CoriCriss, shes passionate about so many things and asset condition assessment is just one of her interests!  In this article she gives background on how inspection data can easily turn into actionable intelligence using the latest ITpipes platform[…]

Creature Features!

Sewer monsters? Red Balloons? Clowns? Ducks? Interested in ITpipes SWAG? Over the years we’ve seen all kinds of creatures in the sewer/storm drains and if you’ve got them, we want them! We’ve seen pigeons, crocodiles, ducks, and of course that wonderful dog rescue video from City of Fort Worth! So, this is the newest way[…]

Renewal Phase map of Monrovia

Pipeline Planning at the City of Monrovia!

The City of Monrovia implemented a pipeline inspection program using ArcGIS Online and ITpipes Web to show incoming inspection locations, assign new work, and progress tracking for each contractor. Learn how they were able to gain actionable intelligence for decision making on pipe inspection rehabilitation and planning. This 45 minute video showcases the following: Introduction[…]

NASSCO 7.0 Pipeline Assessment Condition Program Certification

ITpipes is pleased to announce we have been awarded NASSCO Certification 7.0 for the Pipeline Assessment Certification Program (PACP). Certification for vendors became possible in October of 2016 and we are excited to be the first company NASSCO PACP certified! The NASSCO PACP program has a few major components. The first component is training. The training is beneficial for[…]

Unique Fort Worth ICAP Proves Effectiveness

The city of Fort Worth is in the fourth year of a multi-year program with the goal of inspecting all of its large-diameter sanitary sewer lines, grading their condition in order to schedule needed repairs and rehabilitation, and addressing the most critical needs first. (A separate program addresses smaller-diameter pipes.) The Fort Worth Interceptor Condition[…]

Technology is Key at Downstream Services!

Victor and Wilma Roberts’ Escondido, California-based firm has nearly doubled in size over the past decade, much of which has been plagued by the worst economy in America since the Great Depression. Clearly, the couple is doing something very right. The company was built from an idealistic concept and a desire “to make sure our[…]

Healdsburg streamlines CIP prioritization with ITpipes & ESRI!

Healdsburg uses ESRI & ITpipes! Check out this article in ESRI’s Water/Wastewater Newsletter. It shows how the City of Healdsburg uses ITpipes to streamline repair tasks and create capital improvement projects! This informative article is written by Joshua Damron, Engineering Technician, at the City of Healdsburg.  The article outlines how they are using ESRI to identify their[…]

Sponsors ESRI Team Water Wastewater Pool Party!

Infrastructure Technologies is pleased to be a sponsor of the Team Water/Wastewater Pool Party at the ESRI Users Conference!  If you’re going to be at the UC, we’d love to see you!  Click here for more detailed information and/or call Ross, Jeremy or Cori. Whether you need new GIS solutions, advanced training or insights on the latest[…]

Submerged inspections using ITpipes

Interactive Pipe Inspection (IPI) is building an impressive record of complex inspections of pipe submerged under water. Last year, Underground Construction magazine reported on projects for King County, WA, in which IPI inspected more than 50,000 feet of sanitary sewer lines beneath two lakes. Following that project, IPI inspected 8,700 linear feet of the fully[…]

Ross Brown joins Infrastructure Technologies!

Ross Brown joins ITpipes! Infrastructure Technologies announced today that industry veteran Ross Brown has joined the firm to further develop the growing portfolio of regional accounts.  Ross will work closely with I.T. implementation partners and clients to provide ITpipes software and consulting services. Ross joins Infrastructure Technologies as a Regional Consultant with a wealth of experience in the stormwater and wastewater industry.  Ross spent the last 9 years[…]

Knoxville Utilities uses ITpipes to manage root control!

The Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) of Knoxville, Tenn., is engaged in an assertive program to renew its wastewater infrastructure. The effort consists of a two-pronged attack. The first focuses on system enhancement, rehabilitation and replacement. The second concentrates on operating and maintaining the system, including an emphasis on effective root control. You can see the[…]

The Fog is Lifting!

Alexander City is located in central Alabama, midway between Birmingham and Montgomery. The Tallapoosa River runs nearby and feeds Lake Martin, a major resource for recreation and fishing. With 440,000 acres of water and close to 750 miles of shoreline, it looks like a Norwegian fjord. Problems with I&I and SSOs could threaten its water[…]

The FOG is Lifting!

Technology upgrades and targeted maintenance have helped Alexander City reduce SSOs by 50 percent over the past two years. Alexander City is located in central Alabama, midway between Birmingham and Montgomery. The Tallapoosa River runs nearby and feeds Lake Martin, a major resource for recreation and fishing. With 440,000 acres of water and close to[…]

ITpipes is MACP 6.0 Certified

Infrastructure Technologies is pleased to announce that ITpipes has received NASSCO MACP 6.0  certification.   Charles Prather and Bob Soltysik, working jointly on the certification process, were able to complete certification for ITpipes.  The MACP can be used stand-alone with the ITpipes core license (for manholes) or with the manhole module  as an add-on to the[…]

Orange Water and Sewer Authority Experience Increased Efficiencies with Cityworks

Sandy, UT – Orange Water and Sewer Authority of Carrboro, North Carolina, has found an effective field solution for CCTV inspection crews using ITpipes software and Cityworks, the leading GIS-centric management solution.  OWASA has experienced substantial increases in efficiencies, decreased data entry mistakes, faster work order completion, and easier reporting. OWASA is a public, nonprofit agency[…]

Underwater Sewer Pipe Inspection with ITpipes

Infrastructure Technologies’ ITpipes software was used to collect the inspection data and document findings. ITpipes database and application were designed to seamlessly integrate with other applications, including ESRI GIS. ITpipes is a certified NASSCO PACP software. After inspection of a section of pipe was completed, the second crew returned, the diver unlocked the caisson, it[…]

Sanitary Sewer Evaluation Using ITpipes – CE News

BG Consultants Inc., Manhattan, KS, was tasked with evaluating the sanitary sewer system in Horton, KS, a town with 2,000 residents, located about 80 miles northwest of Kansas City, KS. The sewer system contained sections that, to the best of anyone’s knowledge, dated from as early as 1915. BG Consultants needed to evaluate the existing system,[…]