Asset Management

  1. 5 Reasons To Consider Decentralized Wastewater Treatment

    The economic and environmental costs of treating all wastewater at a centralized location can be a burden. At what point does decentralized treatment make more sense?

  2. Lead-Free 2014: Guidelines For Compliance

    It was a long buildup to the federal lead-free rule, characterized by some last-minute changes, but the moment has finally arrived.

  3. Asset Management: 12 Steps To Getting Started

    Asset management is credited with helping utilities justify budget proposals,prioritize needs, manage risk, reduce costs, and make sound decisions on O&M. Once you adopt the plan in theory, however, you still need to put it into action. These 12 steps will help you get started.

  4. Get Your (Water Infrastructure) Assets In Gear

    Do you practice asset management? In broad terms, you likely do (one would hope) — because, in general, asset management merely refers to monitoring and maintaining things of value (e.g. water systems). In the realm of engineering, however, asset management takes on greater significance, considering lifecycle costs and risk management alongside level of service. It’s this form of asset management that should and does appeal to utilities, but many are still in the dark. I would like to shed a little light on the subject.