Recent CUIRE Reports:

Update on Spray Applied Pipe Lining (SAPL) Project

Evaluation of Potential Release of Organic Chemicals in the Steam Exhaust and Other Release Points

An Evaluation of the Value of Structurally Enhanced PVC Pipe

Installation Guide for iPVC Pipe

Mark your calender for Upcoming Events (visit soon for more details):

CUIRE Schools in Conjunction with UCT 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas, Monday and Tuesday, January 28-29, 2019

ASCE/UESI Utility Surveying, Geotechnical and Pipeline Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington Campus, Monday and Tuesday, March 11-12, 2019

Trenchless Technology and Pipe Conference (TTP 2019), University of Texas at Arlington Campus, Monday and Tuesday, May 20-21, 2019

Call CUIRE at 817-272-9177 or CUIRE@UTA.EDU for details!



Welcome to CUIRE!

The Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education (CUIRE) was established in 2002 with the goal of promoting research, development, and training in underground infrastructure construction and renewal technologies. The Primary goal of CUIRE is to provide leadership in research, outreach and education activities, which enhances safety, cost-effectiveness, construction productivity, environmental improvement in construction and renewal of the aging underground infrastructure.

CUIRE is committed to excellence in research and dedicated to providing programs which increase awareness of infrastructure technologies and methodologies. CUIRE works closely with the industry, government agencies, professional and trade associations, and welcomes membership from all sectors to assure its research and educational topics are relevant and essential to the future of the underground infrastructure.

As part of its mission, CUIRE offers training and certification courses™ for engineers, inspectors, government agencies, and contractors. For more information on our upcoming certification courses contact us.

CUIRE Board Members


Ace Pipe Cleaning


Trinity River Authority of Texas






 Texas Department of Transportation
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