General Announcement

The call for 2023 ISTT No-Dig Awards is open!

ISTT is excited to announce the call for entries for the 2023 ISTT No-Dig Awards. These awards are given to individuals and organizations that have achieved outstanding accomplishments in the trenchless technology industry. The winners receive extensive recognition via magazine articles and website presence. We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. The closing date is 31 August 2023 (17:00 US EDT).

Please refer to the website for more details:


How to submit

Applications must be in English and should be prepared with the below criteria in mind with a maximum of 1000 words supported by suitable illustrations in PDF. One or two images representing your entry should also be submitted. Specify the category of the award from below and send it with the entry form.



Four categories are eligible to receive awards as shown below. Awards may not be made in all categories in a given year.

  1. Academic research or training course.
  2. Trenchless project completed (projects completed within a year or two)-limited to Corporate members.
  3. New technology (tool, material, system or technique introduced)- limited to Corporate members.
  4. Student or young professional paper - Members enrolled in college or university, or spending at least half their time on academic course work.

Trophies are awarded to winners.