Asset Management Solutions & Insights for Utility Managers

  1. A Sound Approach To Evaluating NRW Loss And Aging Pipelines
    5/18/2018

    As water distribution infrastructure ages, the potential for leaks grows and the need for condition-driven asset management increases proportionally. As with so many other aspects of water operations, planning ahead is key. Good system diagnosis using noninvasive procedures provides an accurate and cost-effective assessment of distribution system integrity, just as noninvasive monitoring of heartbeat, pulse, and blood pressure plays an important role in human health.

  2. Raging Waters: AWWA’s Fight For The Future
    5/14/2018

    AWWA’s 2018-19 president, David Rager, talks about personal priorities for his tenure and the long-range challenges the industry and his organization must strive to overcome.

  3. Assessing The Effectiveness Of Leak-Seeking Satellites
    5/14/2018

    Pipeline maintenance and non-revenue water reduction get a boost from far-out resources.

  4. Innovative, Collaborative, Inevitable: Furthering The Evolution Of Smart Water In North America
    5/9/2018

    A Q&A with Gary Wong, chairman of the SWAN North American Alliance

  5. A Virtuous Circle: Optimizing Operation & Maintenance For Leak Detection
    5/9/2018

    Operational savings realized through high-tech leak detection techniques could pay for your utility’s advanced leak detection equipment.

  6. Smarter Spending: Using Data Analysis To Drive Infrastructure Investment Decisions
    5/8/2018

    Data analysis around pipe condition, inflow & infiltration (I&I), and overflows can build a case for the approval of infrastructure funding in budget planning.

  7. Don’t Want A Solar Panel On Your Roof? How About One Floating On The Lake Behind Your Home?
    5/7/2018

    Who would have thought that a reservoir of water could play a role in producing energy?  Not many people would…but it’s happening elsewhere and it could soon be trending in America.

  8. H2O For Amazon HQ2: Could You Handle It?
    5/1/2018

    Not every city expects a dramatic growth spurt of 50,000 jobs, and only one metropolitan area will emerge victorious from the much-heralded Amazon HQ2 competition. Still, the prospects of water or wastewater system growth, or even escalating maintenance on aging infrastructure, raise important questions about your utility’s 10-year plan. Do you have one? If you do, how up-to-date is it? And if you don’t, isn’t it time to start thinking about developing one?

  9. Digital Engineering Models Enable Comprehensive Lifecycle Information Management For Water And Wastewater Treatment Plants
    4/17/2018

    Water and wastewater treatment plant design is a large scale, complex engineering effort that requires a multi-discipline design team, often spread across many offices, and involving collaboration among different consulting firms, contractors, and owners.

  10. Revolutionizing Asset Management In The Water/Wastewater Industry
    4/17/2018

    The industrial world is awash with data and new information from sensors, applications, equipment, and people.