Technology and Infrastructure: Planning for the Future

Tropical Storm Harvey raises red flags on our infrastructure and planning It’s Crucial to Upgrade America’s Water Infrastructure. Dams, reservoirs, canals and safe drinking water matter for everyone and U.S.

Delivering the Goods: Keeping Track of Capital Improvement Projects

Municipalities need better tracking and management of Capital Improvement projects In order for capital improvement projects to be carried out successfully, they need to be tracked and managed well. They

Asset Management Planning: A Road Map to Success

Asset Management Planning: While it is impossible to prevent all unexpected expenses in your utility and municipality, an asset management plan can prepare you for the expected. It is inevitable

US Water Infrastructure Is at a Tipping Point: Asset Management System Could Provide the Answer

To reduce costs and deliver better quality of service to customers, AWWA recommended water companies adopt comprehensive asset management system.

Building and Maintaining Solid Infrastructures

What can a public works department do to ensure that the infrastructure they develop is sustainable and that they are utilizing the data they receive in a responsible manner? The implementation of an asset management system is a big step towards achieving this, but it cannot work in isolation.

Asset Assessment: Generalized Environmental Property or Site Specific?

Generalized Environmental Property vs Site Specific Asset Assessment, Which is Right for You? When it comes time to expand or sell off unwanted assets, you will be faced with the need for

3 Ways Smart City Technology Benefits Communities of all Sizes

Many different cities have invested in Intelligent Community strategies in order to make their citizens safer. Smart City Technology

Infrastructure Management and Data-driven Decision Making

Conservation and global consciousness are prevalent themes today, yet municipal offices are still using entirely too much paper. Data that is placed into file cabinets can instead be uploaded into the WebDPW software, analyzed and interpreted. Then, it can be turned into visually understandable infographics that turn abstract numbers into valuable assets for personnel who need to make data-based decisions.

Asset Management Plans Part 2

Asset Management Plans: A Road Map to Success – Part 2: Setting Up an Asset Management Plan With the last post, we discussed why it was important to have an