There is probably no greater source of knowledge or information about an industry than that which derives from the professional associations that serve it. Hydroliner, and its employees, actively support and/or recognize the work of many professional associations including:
American Society for Testing and Materials [ASTM]
ASTM is a developer and provider of voluntary consensus standards, related technical information, and services having
internationally recognized quality and applicability.
Specifically, the F17.67 subcommittee specifically focuses upon consensus standards for trenchless technology.
Phone: (610) 832-9585
fax: (610) 832-9555
100 Barr Harbor Drive
West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428-2959
ISTT was established in 1986 with the following objectives: To advance the science and practice of Trenchless Technology for the public benefit, and to promote education, training, study and research in that science and practice.
phone: (+44) 171-259-6755
fax: (+44) 171-235-6976
15, Belgrave Square
London, England SW1X 8PS
Louisiana Tech University - Trenchless Technology Center [TTC]
The Trenchless Technology Center was established at Louisiana Tech in September 1989 to promote research, development and technology transfer in the trenchless construction and rehabilitation industry. Trenchless technology includes a large family of methods utilized for installing and rehabilitating underground utility systems with minimal surface disruption and destruction resulting from excavation.
Phone: (318) 257-4072
Fax: (318) 257-2777
P.O. Box 10348
Ruston, Louisiana 71272-0046
National Association of Sewer Service Companies [NASSCO]
The standard bearer for the collection system industry, ... more than 20 years as the leading resource for specification guidelines, industry practices, inspector training, and new technology know-how; more than 200 members dedicated to providing high quality products and services to the pipeline rehabilitation industry.
Phone: (717) 264-5756
Fax: (717) 264-7571
1108 Sheller Avenue, Suite 5
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201
North American Society for Trenchless Technology [NASTT]
NASTT is the North American Society for Trenchless Technology. It is a multiple disciplinary society of individuals and organizations with professional, utilitarian or environmental interests in Trenchless Technology. It was founded and incorporated as a non-profit organization in June 1990. It is affiliated with the International Society for Trenchless Technology (ISTT) and shares the same basic concerns for the environmental and social costs of utilities trenching. NASTT members are automatically affiliated with ISTT through NASTT membership.
Phone: (703) 351-5252
Fax: (703) 739-6672
1655N Ft. Myer Drive, Suite 700
Arlington, Virginia 22209
National Utility Contractors Association [NUCA]
NUCA has a trenchless technology committee. Site contains Membership, Convention & Legislative info; Online store & magazine, member Q&A bulletin board, weather search features.
Phone: (703) 358-9300
Fax: (703) 358-9307
3925 Chain Bridge Rd. Suite 300
Fairfax, VA 22030
Underground Construction Technology (UCT)
Underground Construction Technology (UCT) International Conference & Exhibition is the TOTAL source for the underground construction market. As the biggest and best annual event in the underground construction industry, UCT focuses on bringing together individuals who are involved in the installation and rehabilitation of the total underground infrastructure, not just aspects of it.
Phone: (281) 558-6930
PO Box 941669
Houston, Texas 77094-8669