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Water Utility Asset Management: A guide for Development Practitioners

Water Utility Asset Management: A guide for Development Practitioners
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). May 2014
  • This guide provides ADB's perspective on asset management, as well as an overview of the concept, processes, and systems of asset management, followed by a presentation of case studies about what utilities have done to manage their assets, including the results achieved. It focuses on medium-sized and large operators and discusses techniques that apply to situations where asset types and conditions vary widely and in-house engineering and financial skills exist. It aims to provide a brief overview of the concept, processes, and systems of asset management, including self-diagnosis to help utility managers and project designers identify change priorities (Chapter I); case studies about what utilities have done to manage their assets, including the results they achieved or did not achieve (Chapter II); and extra project-relevant information to Asian ADB staff about existing asset management projects, a sample design and monitoring framework, draft terms of reference for consultants, and a one-page handout to inform clients about asset management (Chapter III). Case studies include Pakistan, the Philippines, Australia, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam
  • Geographical coverage: Asia, Global, Australia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Viet Nam
  • Main themes: Financing, Risk management, Water management, Water operators
  • Main target audience: Engineering, Practitioners, Utility managers, Water managers
  • Main purpose: Assessment
  • Type of resource: Case studies, Guidebook
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Published in 2015