For the last 20 years, Ben Coté has been involved in the development and commercialization of Aqua-Pipe, a structural CIPP technology for the renewal of water mains. Ben is head of the Aqua-Pipe division of Sanexen Environmental Services. He is also acting President of the American subsidiary company installing Aqua-Pipe in the USA. Over the last 17 years, Aqua-Pipe has been used to line over 4 million feet of water mains in Canada and the United States.

Ben is a past member of the NASTT Board of Directors and a member of the Industry Advisory Board of Louisiana Tech’s Trenchless Technology Center . He is also on ASTM’s F17 Committee. He holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Sherbrooke.