Introduction to Trenchless Technologies
September 27, 2019

Hellenic Meeting & Reception Centre, 1315 Prince of Wales Drive,  Ottawa, Ontario, K2C 1N2


The Trenchless Technology 101 course is for both newcomers to the industry and for anyone who is seeking a refresher course on the various trenchless technology methods. The course is OWWCO certified and it covers new trenchless construction techniques including tunneling, open shield pipe jacking, microtunneling, auger boring, pipe ramming, and horizontal directional drilling. It reviews available trenchless rehabilitation methods used to rehabilitate existing infrastructure (i.e. storm, sanitary and watermain) and it concludes with tips to ensure successful trenchless projects. Each presenter will cover details of the key steps involved in planning and executing a successful trenchless project as it relates to their respective technology. 

Who should attend?

Engineering consultants, contractors, technologists, municipal employees, field technicians, suppliers, infrastructure asset managers and anyone else who has an interest in municipal pipelines and wants to keep abreast of emerging industry trends to save money and environment.

What's included?

  • Course Material
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Refreshment during Networking Breaks
  • 0.7 CEUs (continuing education units)
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)


September 27, 2019 | Hellenic Meeting & Reception Centre, 1315 Prince of Wales Drive,  Ottawa, Ontario, K2C 1N2

8:00 – 8:15 | Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 8:30 | Trenchless Technology Introduction, Rizwan Younis, CATT/uWaterloo

8:30 – 9:00 | Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE), Ophir Wainer, T2 Utility Engineers

9:00 – 9:30 | Gravity Pipeline Condition Assessment for Small and Large Diameter Sewers, Rizwan Younis, CATT/uWaterloo

9:30 – 10:00 | Cured in-Place Pipe Lining (CIPP) for Sewers, Kevin Bainbridge, Robinson Consultants

10:00 – 10:15 | Refreshment Break

10:15 – 10:45 | Manhole Assessment and Rehabilitation,  Patrick Moskwa, Robinson Consultants

10:45 – 11:15 | Watermain Condition Assessment Methods for Small and Large Diameter, Mike Garaci, Pure Technologies

11:15 – 12:00 | Watermain Renovation Methods (Cement, CIPP, SIPP, Slip Lining), Geoff Britnell, Fer-Pal  Infrastructure 

12:00 – 12:45 | Lunch

12:45 – 1:15 | Pipe Bursting (Sewer and Watermain), Rizwan Younis, CATT/uWaterloo

1:15 – 2:00 | Introduction to HDD, Microtunneling, Pipe Ramming, Pipe Jacking, Auger Boring, Kyle Verwey, Earth Boring

2:00 – 2:15 | Refreshment Break

2:15 – 3:00 | QA/QC: Ensuring Successful TT Projects, Kyle Verwey, Earth

*Subject to modifications



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(ends Sep 6)


(Sep 7 - Sep 23)


(after Sep 23)

CATT  Member* $375 $475 $575
Non-Member $550 $650 $750


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