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Water Infrastructure Asset Management - Webinar (Recorded)

  • Webinar

  • 65 Minutes
  • January 2024
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc.
  • ID: 5908491

Understand how to use asset management as an effective tool to control investment needs and plan strategies to sustain water infrastructure systems.

Learn how to prepare an asset management plan for water infrastructure systems that range from large-scale dams and river works to urban systems that comprise water supply, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure. Gain situational awareness for water infrastructure issues such as urban water and wastewater systems, especially capital-intensive buried water distribution systems. Learn how to use asset management as an effective tool to control investment needs and plan rate and financing strategies to sustain water infrastructure systems.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to identify how to use the tools of asset management to prepare strategies to sustain water infrastructure systems.
  • You will be able to recognize specific information which will include what asset management is, its steps, and procedures.
  • You will be able to discuss how to build public and political support.
  • You will be able to explain how to prepare business cases for infrastructure investment.


  • Why Asset Management Systems for Water Infrastructure
  • Types and Functions of Water Infrastructure Systems
  • Benefits From Asset Management Programs
  • Tools for Asset Management
  • Data Systems to Support Asset Management
  • Certifications in Asset Management
  • How to Prepare an Asset Management Plan
  • Examples of Effective Asset Management Systems
  • Funding the Asset Management Plan
  • Economic Evaluation of Asset Decisions
  • Capital Programming and Budgeting
  • Building Public and Political Support
  • Business Case Development
  • New Thinking About Asset Management for Water Infrastructure


  • Professor Neil S. Grigg
  • Professor Neil S. Grigg,
    Colorado State University

    • Teaches graduate courses in pipeline engineering and hydraulics, infrastructure and utility management, and water resources management at Colorado State University
    • Investigator of Water Research Foundation projects on water distribution systems
    • Author of Water and Sewer Infrastructure Management, 2012, CRC Press/Lewis Publishers
    • Former environmental regulator and director of two state water research institutes
    • Former consulting engineer and principal of Sellards & Grigg Inc. in Denver
    • Life member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association and American Public Works Association
    • Ph.D. degree in hydraulic engineering, Colorado State; M.S. degree in hydraulic/structural engineering, Auburn University; B.S. degree in engineering, U.S. Military Academy
    • Can be contacted at 970-491-3369 or neilg@engr.colostate.edu

Who Should Attend

This live webinar is designed for inspectors, engineers, operations managers, utilities managers, environmental managers, public works directors, hydrologists, developers, and surveyors.