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Municipal Grants and Loans

Asset Management

Investing in your Drinking Water System

Vanessa Wike, P.E.

Statewide Engineering Coordinator

(907) 269
-
7696

555 Cordova St.

Anchorage, AK 99501

vanessa.wike@alaska.gov


Department of Environmental Conservation

Drinking Water Program

Asset Management

A planning process that ensures that you get the
most value from each of your assets and have
the financial ability to repair and replace them
when necessary.


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Asset Management Process

1.
Conducting a thorough asset inventory.

2.
Prioritizing the rehabilitation and replacement of your assets.

3.
Developing an annual estimate of needed reserves and an
annual budget.

4.
Implementing an asset management plan.

5.
Reviewing and revising the asset management plan.


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System Inventory


Identify system assets and
age.


Record the condition of each
asset.


Record service history


how
long an asset typically lasts.


Adjust your asset’s useful life
based on site conditions and
experience.


Estimate the remaining useful
life.


Page 9 Asset Management Handbook

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Prioritization Worksheet


Prioritize your assets based
on their remaining useful
life, redundancy, and
importance.


Page 15 Asset Management Handbook

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Required Reserve Worksheet


The estimated cost of
repair/replacement.



Doesn’t include standard
costs for O&M.



Provide a 5 year forecast.


Page 21 Asset Management Handbook

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Budgeting Worksheet


Annual Revenues (fees,
loans, grants, interest…)


Annual Costs (maintenance,
utilities, salaries, benefits,
supplies, taxes, payments …)


Net Income

Page 27 Asset Management Handbook

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Next Steps

An asset management plan will help you


Plan for community needs


Prepare funding applications


Maintain a sustainable water system


EPA’s Strategic Planning Tools: Simple Tools for
Effective Performance (STEP) Guides


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References

EPA Small Systems and Capacity Development:


http://water.epa.gov/type/drink/pws/smallsystems/index.cfm


EPA Asset Management:


http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/sustain/asset_management.cfm


CUPPS (Check Up Program for Small Systems):


http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/drinkingwater/pws/cupss/software.cfm#get



Boise State Environmental Finance Center:


http://efc.boisestate.edu/




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Contacts

Vanessa Wike

555 Cordova St.

Anchorage, AK 99501

(907)
269
-
7696

vanessa.wike@alaska.gov







DEC Drinking Water Program Engineering Group

http://dec.alaska.gov/eh/dw/dwmain/engineering.html



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