Asset Management


What? Why? How?
Murat Ulasir, PE, PhD, Technical Specialist
www.ohm-advisors.com


                    ...
CITY OF ANN ARBOR
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN
      City Planning Commission Meeting
                  Tuesday, April 1, 2008
CIP and Asset Management
 Where does the CIP fit in Asset Management?
Elements of Asset Management
• Maintenance & Operation
• Repair / Rehabilitation
• Replacement
Why Do Asset Management?
 In order to manage Risk, which is defined as
 The chance that a hazard will turn into disaster
 ...
How To Get Started?
 Inventory / Digitization
 Risk Assessment
 Decision Maker Input
 Revision / Implementation
Inventory / Digitization?
 PDF Scanning
 Google Earth
 CUPSS
Check Up Program for Small Systems
EPA Free Asset Management Software
What is CUPSS?
Free Asset Management tool
‘Desktop software’ – program that runs on your computer

Series of modules that ...
Risk Assessment
 What if there is a critical water main in the
 ground and you have no idea about its
 condition?
• Non-Intrusive
Water Main Condition Assessment
                         PC-based correlator




                         ...
• Road Condition Assessment – RoadSoft
Decision Maker Input
 How many times have you seen a decision
 maker in the trenches, with you, repairing a
 water main?
 ...
Questions / Comments / Discussions
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Asset Management for infrastructure serving less than 10,000 users requires a pragmatic and creative approach. Using basic data collection, a simple framework and free asset management tools, an operator can dramatically extend the useful life of the small system.

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Asset Management for Small Systems - AWWA Conference

  1. 1. Asset Management What? Why? How? Murat Ulasir, PE, PhD, Technical Specialist www.ohm-advisors.com 34000 Plymouth Road | Livonia Michigan, 48150 | www.ohm-advisors.com
  2. 2. CITY OF ANN ARBOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN City Planning Commission Meeting Tuesday, April 1, 2008
  3. 3. CIP and Asset Management Where does the CIP fit in Asset Management?
  4. 4. Elements of Asset Management • Maintenance & Operation • Repair / Rehabilitation • Replacement
  5. 5. Why Do Asset Management? In order to manage Risk, which is defined as The chance that a hazard will turn into disaster It’s got two elements to it: How important is it? How much usefulness is left in it?
  6. 6. How To Get Started? Inventory / Digitization Risk Assessment Decision Maker Input Revision / Implementation
  7. 7. Inventory / Digitization? PDF Scanning Google Earth CUPSS
  8. 8. Check Up Program for Small Systems EPA Free Asset Management Software
  9. 9. What is CUPSS? Free Asset Management tool ‘Desktop software’ – program that runs on your computer Series of modules that store information about a user’s utility
  10. 10. Risk Assessment What if there is a critical water main in the ground and you have no idea about its condition?
  11. 11. • Non-Intrusive Water Main Condition Assessment PC-based correlator Receiver 1 Sensor Hydrant RF transmitter Pipe D
  12. 12. • Road Condition Assessment – RoadSoft
  13. 13. Decision Maker Input How many times have you seen a decision maker in the trenches, with you, repairing a water main? How many times have you attended a political campaign to get re-elected? It’s not a question of what (there are needs), it’s a question of how (how to address them) TEAMWORK
  14. 14. Questions / Comments / Discussions
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