WELCOME TO UCTA UCTA, the Underground Construction Technology Association, was founded in 1992 to promote education, training, research,
development and information concerning traditional, trenchless and rehabilitation technologies and to promote the use of
these technologies. Whether you are a contractor, engineer, municipal employee, or manufacturer interested in learning
more about the importance of best practices in the underground industry, UCTA is here to serve you.
UCTA RECOGNIZES Gerhard “Gerry” Muenchmeyer as 2017 MVP
Gerhard “Gerry” Muenchmeyer
All chapters of the Underground Construction Technology Association along with Underground Construction magazine came together for the annual UCTA/Underground Construction MVP Awards Banquet, held on Tuesday, Jan. 31, as part of the UCTA Conference. The 2017 Most Valuable Professional Award was awarded to a special person who has dedicated his life to the improvement of the underground infrastructure industry. Please join us in congratulating long-time industry stalwart Gerhard “Gerry” Muenchmeyer.
Muenchmeyer is renowned for his unending efforts to provide the underground utility infrastructure industry with the best education and information possible. He has also been a long-time quality assurance/quality control advocate. He has worked as a city engineer in Massachusetts, was one of the original founders of Insituform Northeast, worked as a contractor doing primarily rehab and trenchless for Miller Pipelines and Swerdfeger Construction, and has run his own engineering consulting industry for many years. He is a former president and technical director for NASSCO, was one of the original founders and first president of the International Pipe Bursting Association, was instrumental in helping launch the Pipeline Assessment and Certification Program, and most recently developed the growing Inspector Training & Certification Program for CIPP and Manholes on behalf of NASSCO.
Muenchmeyer has always been one of the sewer/water industry’s leading advocates for industry education, professionalism and quality control/assurance. He has been a pillar and organizer of the UCT RehabZone since its inception. Having worked across North America, he is known and respected by multitudes having positively impacted the lives of thousands of industry personnel. Muenchmeyer has invested much of his own time and money providing presentations and demonstrations on those subjects.