Urban Storm Water Management Design Construction 18 -19 September 2024

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ECSA CPD Service Provider Number: SP_035/2025

Curriculum vitae: Alaster Goyns

For 50 years he has been involved with storm water drainage and  many of the major outfall sewers in South Africa, initially employed with consultants then in the concrete pipe industry and subsequently as independent specialist consultant providing a service to larger consultants, contractors and pipe suppliers.  Experience covers the development, introduction and launching of cementitious and inert lining systems for sewer pipes in South African market and contributing to the writing of standards for concrete products.

Managing Virginia Sewer Experiment (1999 – 2015) and a founding member of the study group (initiated 1987).  Various pipe materials were monitored and evaluated under extremely aggressive conditions. He has written over 30 papers and done many presentations on these subjects and by invitation done 5 internationally.

He has acted as a specialist consultant on over 20 investigations of overloaded and deteriorated concrete and flexible pipes with diameters from 150 to over 2000 mm either due to excessive fill, problems with bedding conditions or durability issues where the necessary provided remedial measures.

Since 1999 he has run his own specialist consultancy, Pipeline Installation & Professional Engineering Services, focused on gravity pipelines, trenchless technology, and condition assessment for the full range of pipe materials used.

He has a Bsc Civil Eng (WITS) an MBL (UNISA) and is a registered Professional Engineer.


The target audience for this course will be for storm water and road designers, as well as others involved with urban stormwater drainage. It will focus on the importance of the interaction between theory and practice.

Presenter Mr Alaster Goyns

Delegates can claim 2 ECSA CPD points

Validation Number: SARF21/USMD-01/24

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  • Virtual
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  • South Africa

Event Schedule Details

  • 2024-09-18 08:00   -   2024-09-19 16:30
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