Asset Management Doing More With Less


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Declining revenue is a given for municipalities. Tips on how you can do more with less.

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  • Name of the software? CUPSS
  • Not all info on this is absolutely necessary, this method is very customizable, hence very community need driven
  • Asset Management Doing More With Less

    1. 1. Asset Management <ul><li>Doing More With Less </li></ul>34000 Plymouth Road | Livonia Michigan, 48150 | Murat Ulasir , PE, PhD – Technical Specialist OHM, Inc.
    2. 2. CITY OF ANN ARBOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN City Planning Commission Meeting Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    3. 3. CIP and Asset Management <ul><li>How do you describe Asset Management? </li></ul>?
    4. 4. CIP and Asset Management <ul><li>Where does the CIP fit in Asset Management? </li></ul>
    5. 5. Elements of Asset Management <ul><li>Technical </li></ul><ul><li>Operations and Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Fiscal </li></ul><ul><li>Policy </li></ul>
    6. 6. Technical Elements <ul><li>Eco Logics </li></ul>Receiver PC - based correlator Pipe Hydrant RF transmitter Sensor D 1 Receiver PC - based correlator Pipe Hydrant RF transmitter Sensor D 1
    7. 7. Technical Elements <ul><li>RoadSoft </li></ul>
    8. 8. Technical Elements <ul><li>CUPSS </li></ul>
    9. 9. Managing Assets Made Easy EPA Free Asset Management Software
    10. 10. What is CUPSS? <ul><li>Free Asset Management tool </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Desktop software’ – program that runs on your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Series of modules that store information about a user’s utility </li></ul><ul><li>Tool designed and developed with input from well-rounded stakeholder group </li></ul>
    11. 11. Technical Elements <ul><li>W.I.N.: Water Infrastructure Number </li></ul>
    12. 12. The W.I.N. Model Service Delivery <ul><li>Pressure variations </li></ul><ul><li>Fire protection capacity – or ISO hydrant test results </li></ul><ul><li>Pipe friction losses per length of pipe </li></ul>Physical Conditions <ul><li>Age of pipe assets </li></ul><ul><li>Number of water main breaks </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency of breaks </li></ul><ul><li>Corrosion </li></ul>
    13. 13. The W.I.N. Model Risk Management <ul><li>Severity of breaks </li></ul><ul><li>Consequence of failure </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on future development potential… </li></ul>
    14. 14. Collective Asset Prioritization City Assets WATER TRANSPORTATION WASTE & MATERIAL RESOURCES PROPERTY
    15. 15. Financial Elements <ul><li>GASB 34 </li></ul><ul><li>Depreciation Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot account for true cost </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure condition is not assessed </li></ul>
    16. 16. Financial Elements <ul><li>Modified Approach </li></ul><ul><li>What do you have? </li></ul><ul><li>What condition is it in? </li></ul><ul><li>What service do you want to deliver with it? </li></ul><ul><li>How will you maintain it? </li></ul>
    17. 17. O&M Element <ul><li>CMOM </li></ul> 
    18. 18. Sewer System Management Condition Criticality Capacity Structural Maintenance Infrastructure Flow Capacity Growth Needs I/I Issues Condition Age Corrosion Inspections Work Orders Preventative Maintenance Reliability Public Health Impact Environmental Impact Economic Impact Operation Customer Needs Emergency Management Staffing Needs Peak Flows Infrastructure Operations
    19. 19. O&M Element <ul><li>DWSD TAC Committee </li></ul> 
    20. 20. Policy Element <ul><li>Liquid Assets Video </li></ul>  <ul><li>Michigan LTAP – Transportation Asset Management For Elected Officials </li></ul><ul><li>Water Is Life </li></ul>
    21. 22. is a program designed to assist water and wastewater service providers in communicating the value of our nation’s water and wastewater infrastructure Water Is Life <ul><li>Value water -- learn more about water conservation and preventing water pollution. </li></ul><ul><li>Read and understand your water and wastewater bill. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn more about your community’s water and wastewater infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>Initiate discussions in your community on the health of your community’s water and wastewater infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>Support efforts to maintain and upgrade water and wastewater infrastructure. </li></ul>