CSA Standards, a leading standards-based solutions organization, and the NASSCO have announced the availability of the Pipeline Assessment Certification Program Version 6.0 (PACP) in
This new certification program provides pipeline professionals in
This new edition includes the CSA Plus 4012-10 Technical Guide Visual Inspection of Sewer Pipe, which provides a “top-down” approach to help Canadian communities and utilities make decisions about their infrastructure.
“CSA Standards welcomes the opportunity to work with NASSCO to help Canadian pipeline professionals accurately assess infrastructure assets using standard tools and methodology common across Canada and the United States,” says CSA Standards president Bonnie Rose. “By recognizing the critical needs associated with aging and climate-vulnerable infrastructure, this certification program will help determine sewer pipe conditions within a utility, and compare sewer pipe conditions at different points in time and for different utilities.”
“The need for condition assessment in the trenchless industry is growing,” explains NASSCO executive director Ted DeBoda. “Initiatives such as ASCE’s Infrastructure Report Card, the EPA’s Gap Analysis Report and other congressional and private interest data demonstrate that the demand for standards is increasing not only in the
The expansion of PACP into
For a schedule of upcoming PACP classes, please visit www.nassco.org. To learn more about CSA’s Canadian PACP offering, including a list of qualified instructors, please visit www.csa.ca/infrastructure.
About CSA Standards
CSA Standards is a leading standards-based solutions organization serving industry, government, consumers and other interested parties in
About NASSCO Inc.
NASSCO is dedicated to setting industry standards for the rehabilitation of underground utilities through training, education and networking. Established more than thirty years ago as a not-for-profit trade association, NASSCO represents contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, engineers and municipal workers involved in the trenchless industry.