About Municipal

Pipe Tool

Your trusted source for sewer maintenance, equipment and CIPP lining

About Us

Municipal Pipe Tool Company LLC in Hudson, IA helps municipalities and industries maintain and rehabilitate their sewer pipes to keep sewage contained. We offer a variety of sewer services that allow us to proactively protect the ecosystem and help the sewer system work more efficiently.

Since 1967, Municipal Pipe Tool Company has worked with integrity to provide reliable sewer services in Hudson, IA and across the Midwest. We value safety, unity, relationships, proactivity, determination and results. Take a look at where we began and see how it brought us to our 50th anniversary:

Municipal Pipe Tool

Over the Years



  • Vic Gearhart & Son was formed, which sold sewer parts from home and offered sewer cleaning services

First Employee

  • We hired our first employee and renamed the company Municipal Pipe Tool Company


  • We moved to our current location in Hudson, IA


  •  Vic retired and Steve assumed ownership

Pipe Lining

  • We started lining pipes with AM-liner, a PVC fold-and-form method

Started CIPP Lining

  • We started the CIPP Corporation, which sells territories to licensees, provides technical assistance and sells materials for CIPP installations

K3 Capital Purchase

  • Mark Kaler and K3 Capital purchased Municipal Pipe Tool Company from Steve Gearhart

Meet Our Team

Adam Aswegan

Adam Aswegan

Talent & Safety Manager

April Duffner

April Duffner

Office Manager

Kyle Armbrecht

Kyle Armbrecht

Production Manager

Zach McFarland

Zach McFarland

Fleet Manager

Matt Boggs

Matt Boggs

Project Manager: KS, MO, NE

Sharon Waschkat

Sharon Waschkat

COO, Project Manager: IA, MN, ND, SD

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