Open Source Asset Management Software for Small Communities

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Nov 18, 2013 (3 years and 6 months ago)

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Open Source Asset
Management Software for
Small Communities

Peter Le.Voir

Doug Abbott

Maryland Center for Environmental Training (MCET)
Delaware Environmental Training Center (DelTech)

Pilot Program


Partnership between EPA, MCET and
DelTech.


4
-
year grant from EPA to...


Pilot A.M. at four small
-

to medium
-
sized
wastewater utilities in MD and DE


Develop “user friendly” software


Develop training curriculum for national
distribution


Asset Management Program



ID Stakeholders



Mission Statement / Goals and objectives



Asset inventory



Criticality, Condition and Valuation



Maintenance management



Renewal / Replacement



Financial plan

Open Source Software


MS Office Suite v ‘97/2000/2003


Data Entry using MS Access


Export to MS Excel for Financial Analyses


Linked Help Files in MS Word

Data Entry Menu

Report Menu

Advantages of this Software
for Small Utilities


Full Integration of Asset Management Principles


Real
-
time valuation of all assets


Stand
-
alone Maintenance Management Program


Decision matrix for renewal / replacement


Predictive tool for life cycle planning, capital
improvements, O&M budgeting, rate setting


Logical scheduling and allocation of funds


Advantages of this Software
for Small Utilities


Cost Efficient


LOE for Start
-
up Flexible


Gets smarter with use


Conforms with CMOM & GASB
requirements


Attend our poster session tonight



After conference contact MCET at


301
-
934
-
7500 or info@mcet.org



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