Post Tagged with: "Asset Management"

Call for Speakers! 2022 Water Asset Management Conference Online

Call for Speakers! 2022 Water Asset Management Conference Online

January 3, 2022 at 5:00 am 0 comments

May 4 | May 11 | May 18 | May 25 The Water Asset Management Conference Online is accepting abstracts for its May 2022 series. The series will offer four 2-hr sessions each Wednesday of the month and will feature presentations from leading experts in water infrastructure management, presenting both theoretical andRead More

How San Jose Water Uses Asset Management to Keep the Water Flowing

How San Jose Water Uses Asset Management to Keep the Water Flowing

December 17, 2021 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

By Andy Yang Numerous industries across the globe are beginning to recognize asset management as a critical and core function of their business operations. Some industries, such as those in oil and gas or nuclear, were early adopters of asset management due to the reliability and productivity it offers. ButRead More

First water utility in North America to earn ISO 55001 accreditation

First water utility in North America to earn ISO 55001 accreditation

December 13, 2021 at 9:08 am 0 comments

The Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department (PBCWUD) has achieved the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 55001 certification for its asset management system. Stantec guided PBCWUD towards becoming the only water utility in North America to receive this distinction. The British Standards Institute ISO 55001 has become the global benchmarkRead More

COMMENTARY: When it comes to water utility asset management, data is power

COMMENTARY: When it comes to water utility asset management, data is power

November 15, 2021 at 5:17 am 1 comment

By Michele Samuels Crisis management and emergency response are terms all too familiar to water utilities. As providers of one of our most essential customer services, utility operators have a proven track record in pragmatic problem-solving to ensure continuity for their communities. But as new threats emerge, from public health risksRead More

How Much Should I Spend on Pipe Condition Assessments?

How Much Should I Spend on Pipe Condition Assessments?

October 11, 2021 at 7:00 am 0 comments

By Greg Baird In asking the question, “How much should I spend on pipe condition assessments?” one must first ask about the design, construction, installation and inspection of the pipeline. Pipe Installation Considerations If you did not install pipes correctly, you are already, on average, losing 20 to 50 percentRead More

Water Jargon 101

Water Jargon 101

October 6, 2021 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

A Guide to Sometimes Overused but Always Essential Terms, Acronyms & Other Basics of the Modern Water Utility Industry Whether you’re new to the water utility industry or you’re a seasoned veteran, you have to admit there’s a ton of jargon, buzzwords and acronyms to navigate. Like any field, waterRead More

Sedaru launches new operations management platform

Sedaru launches new operations management platform

August 31, 2021 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

Sedaru, Inc. has announced the launch of its next generation Sedaru OMNI Platform, which it says can improve the flexibility, power and reach of core work order, asset management and operations management capabilities to empower utilities in their digital transformation. Sedaru OMNI enables water and wastewater utilities to take controlRead More

Legal Corner: Are Your Assets Protected? A Multi-Pronged Approach to Asset Preservation

Legal Corner: Are Your Assets Protected? A Multi-Pronged Approach to Asset Preservation

July 19, 2021 at 9:09 am 0 comments

By Teno A. West & Jillian Jagling A method for public water system asset preservation is a multi-pronged approach, backed by the goal of ensuring that the assets are returned to the owner in good condition, working order and repair, such that the owner is not required to undertake aRead More

A Perspective on Public Water Sector Asset Valuation

A Perspective on Public Water Sector Asset Valuation

July 6, 2021 at 11:24 am 0 comments

By Mark T. Hessel   Property insurance coverage for water and wastewater utilities can present many challenges – for insurer and insured, alike. Accurate coverage begins with proper recording and valuation of the underlying exposures; however, property typically found in utility operations can be difficult for underwriters to comprehend andRead More

Driving Utility Performance through People, Process & Technology

Driving Utility Performance through People, Process & Technology

April 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

By Scott Haskins Over the last several years, 22 water utilities and more than 100 utility participants have been engaged in a major collaboration to improve utility capabilities and performance. As part of the Water Research Foundation (WRF) project, entitled Utility Analysis and Improvement Methodology (UAIM), the scope has includedRead More