Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CATT) (CATT)

Definition - What does Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CATT) (CATT) mean?

The Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CATT) is a consortium of university, municipal, business, industrial and governmental agencies committed to the advancement of knowledge, methods, materials and equipment used in trenchless technology.

They are currently located at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and mainly serves entities in Canada and the United States.

Trenchlesspedia explains Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CATT) (CATT)

CATT was founded in 1994 with the primary purpose of serving its members and the general public with knowledge to address various underground structure and trenchless challenges including:

  • Assessment
  • Installation
  • Repair
  • Renewal and
  • Management.

CATT is also well known, with the help of its members, for developing a number of trenchless technology short courses aimed at promoting best industry practices to ensure the success of trenchless construction projects.

In previous years they have also developed various manuals including the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), Cured-in-Place-Pipe (CIPP) Good Practices Manual.

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