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About Us

The "Trench Drain Association" is the premiere destination for trench drain training, education, and support.

Our Goal

Our goal is to provide a forum to share ideas, strenghten ties and make connections.

Founded by trench drain experts, TDA was created to provide a source for information and education in the trench drain industry.  With a focus on collaboration and communication, members of the association are encouraged to provide feedback and help fellow members with trench drain challenges.

Communication is provided through the website, the members area, as well as the member newsletter which is not limited to trench drains.



Educational Opportunities

TDA offers many educational Opportunities.


Advancement and change is constant in Design, Construction, Construction Management, and Ownership of a project. The trench drain industry is moving at a rapid pace. With new materials, metals, and vendors, keeping up can be a constant challenge. This is especially true with trench drain, which is not always on every job.


Our educational objectives are to improve technical and professional knowledge by developing courses that lead to certification. Members will have a key role in helping to develop the courses. The goal of the courses are to help all members and new employees to become educated quickly and efficiently.


Best Practices.
Efficient, quality work relies on a set of best practices. Being a member of TDA is vital to both helping to develop these best practices as well as learning others best practices. The fast pace of the trench drain industry and market competition make membership vital to take advantage of things that can improve your business.