WE&RF Asset Management Research

This chart lists completed reports and ongoing research efforts for WE&RF's Asset Management program. The timeframe is primarily from the past five years. To search for older reports on asset management, go to www.werf.org/search and enter "asset management" or another related topic, or enter a project or report number if you know it.

 Completed Projects

 
 
 
 Title
Executive
Summary (PDF)
 Number

 Year Completed


WERF/WE&RF Publications


Asset Management of Force Main Infrastructure Synthesis Report

 Download  U4R14a  2016

Transforming Our Cities: High-Performance Green Infrastructure

 Download  INFR1R11  2014

21st Century Water Asset Accounting: Implications Report 

 Download INFR6R12b   2014

21st Century Water Asset Accounting: Case Studies Report

  INFR6R12a   2014 
 
Genifuel Hydrothermal Processing Bench-Scale Technology Evaluation Project

   LIFT6T14  2016
 
Assessing the Impacts of Pulp Loading from Non-Dispersible Materials on Downstream Sewer Systems

  INFR1R14   2015
 
Visual Decision Support Tool for Supporting Asset Management Performance, Risk, and Cost Analysis

  INFR5R12  2015
 
Structural Capabilities of No-Dig Manhole Rehabilitation

Download  INFR1R12 2015

Practitioner's Guide to Economic Decision Making in Asset Management:

 Download  SAM1R06b1 + SAM1R06b2  2014 
 
Leading Practices and Key Performance Indicators for Asset Maintenance

Download

 SAM1R06k

2014


Field Demonstration and Monitoring of Innovative Rehabilitation Technologies


 Download
INFR4R11
 
2014 

Water Infrastructure Asset Management Primer 

   INFR9SG09b 2014

Decision Analysis/Implementation Guidance

 
SAM1R06i
2013

Adapting Leading Practices and Associated Tools

 
SAM1R06j
2013
Condition Assesssment and Renewal for Water and Wastewater Pipes - National Database (WATERiD)


 INFR9SG09
 2013

Sewer Lateral Electro-Scan Field Verification Pilot

INFR4R12
2013
Optimization of Wastewater Lift Stations for Reduction of Energy Usage
INFR3R11

2013


Flood Grouting for Infiltration Reduction on Private Side Sewers

INFR5R11
2013

Towards an Economic Decision Methodology for Remaining Asset Life: Research Roadmap

SAM1R06g
2012

Key Asset Data for Drinking Water and Wastewater Utilities

 
SAM5C08
2012
Development of Protocols and Methods for Predicting the Remaining Economic Life of Wastewater Pipe Infrastructure Assets - Phase II: Development of Robust Wastewater Pipe Performance Index
SAM3R06

2011


Research Digest: Decision Analysis/Implementation Guidance – Asset Management Tools Development

SAM1R06e
2011

Leading Practices for Strategic Asset Management

SAM1R06h
2011

Gresham, Oregon Case Study: Measuring Progress Towards a Sustainable Asset Management Program

SAM6PR08
2011
Assessing Utility Practices with the Strategic Asset Management GAP Analysis Tool (SAM GAP)
 
SAM2R06COa

2010

Phase 1: Development of Standard Data Structure to Support Wastewater Pipe Condition and Performance Prediction Predicting the Remaining Asset Life of Wastewater Pipes
 
SAM3R06

2010

GWRC Compendium of Best Practices in Water Infrastructure Asset Management
 
SAM7C07

2010

Strategic Asset Management and Communication: Gaining Public Support -- Experience with Citizen Advisory Committees
SAM1R06f

2010

Strategic Asset Management and Communication: Decision Analysis/Implementation Guidance
SAM1R06c

2010

Public Communication -- Perceptions and Early Communications Tools
SAM1R06a

2009

Remaining Asset Life: A State of the Art Review
SAM1R06d

2009

Collection System Ventilation
04-CTS-1a

2009

Minimization of Odors and Corrosion in Collection Systems (Phase 1)
04-CTS-1

2007

Inspection Guidelines for Ferrous Force Mains
 
04-CTS-6UR

2007

Condition Assessment Strategies and Protocols for Water and Wastewater Assets
03-CTS-20CO

2007

(SIMPLE) Sustainable Infrastructure Management Program Learning Environment Knowledge Base
03-CTS-14

2009

Methods for Cost-Effective Rehabilitation of Private Lateral Sewers
02-CTS-5

2006

Case Studies: Methods for Cost-Effective Rehabilitation of Private Lateral Sewers
 
02-CTS-5a

2007

Developing and Implementing a Performance Measurement System: Volume 1
99WWF7

2005


Decision Support Systems for Wastewater Facilities Management

 Download  00-CTS-7  2004
Effective Practices for Sanitary Sewer and Collection System Operations and Maintenance
01-CTS-20T

2004

An Examination of Innovative Methods Used in the Inspection of Wastewater Systems
01-CTS-7

2004


 Tools


Residual Life Tool (found in SIMPLE)
Asset Hierarchy/Registry Tool (found in SIMPLE)
Business Case Analysis Tool (found in SIMPLE)
Asset Management Plan Template(s) (found in SIMPLE)

 Download SAM1R06   2012

Web-based Decision Support Tools for Selection of Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation Methods for Laterals

 Download  INFR2SG09  2012

Condition Assessment Selection Tool (found in SIMPLE)

 Download   03-CTS-14  2011

Business Risk Exposure Tool (found in Sustainable Infrastructure Management Program Learning Environment (SIMPLE))
Level of Service Tool (found in SIMPLE)
Capital Improvement Program Validation and Prioritization Tool (found in SIMPLE)
Condition Assessment Scoring Tool (found in SIMPLE)


SAM1R06   2011

Benefit Cost Tool (found in SIMPLE)
Risk Management Tool (found in SIMPLE)

   SAM4C07  2007

 WERF/WaterRF Publications


Water Distribution System Risk Tool for Investment Planning

   INFR1SG09a/4332 2013

Dual Water Systems: Characterization and Performance for Distribution of Reclaimed Water

   INFR1SG09b/4333  2013 

Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Renewal of Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe

   INFR1SG09d/4352  2013

Acoustic Signal Processing for Pipe Condition Assessment

   INFR1SG09e/4360  2014
 
Development and Testing of a Linear Polarization Resistance Corrosion Rate Probe for Ductile Iron Pipe

   INFR1SG09f/4361  2015
 
Environmental Impact of Asbestos Cement Pipe Renewal Technologies

   INFR1SG09g/4465  2015
 
Durability and Reliability of Large Diameter HDPE Pipe for Water Main Applications

   INFR1SG09h/4485  2015
 
The Assess-and-Fix Approach: Using Non-Destructive Evaluations to Help Select Pipe Renewal Methods

   INFR1SG09l/4473  2015

Ongoing Research

 
Number

Expected Completion

Development of Wastewater Pipeline Deterioration Model    U4R14  TBD
Conveyance Asset Prediction Systems (CAPS): Modeling + Mitigation    U5R12   TBD
Utility Analysis Improvement Methodology    LIFT17T16  TBD
Workforce Skills of the Future    SENG5R16  TBD
Designing Sensor Networks and Locations and on an Urban Sewershed (Phase I)    SENG6R16  TBD
Leveraging Other Industries - Big Data Management (Phase I)    SENG7R16  TBD