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October 21, 2020 | David Totman

What is a Pipe?

What is a pipe? The answer may not be as obvious as you might think. Read the article to get VP of Asset Management David Totman's take on pipes and linear asset management best practices.
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July 26, 2021 | David Totman

Factors to Consider for Condition Assessment of Water and Sewer Systems

Whether your water/sewer utility is public or private, for-profit or non-profit/municipal, asset management is always about the business. Assets have an intent to serve, most commonly paying customers. Assuming you never have enough funding, resources, or time to inspect every asset, every foot of your pipe network, you need to prioritize. Read this blog to learn how to be more efficient in your condition assessments...
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March 31, 2017 | Nicole Hathorn

Surcharge Flow vs. Pipe Full Capacity in ICM

You may have noticed that, in some instances, the Pipe full capacity value on a pipe in InfoWorks ICM is less than the flow in a surcharged pipe. How can there be more flow in a pipe than its full capacity?
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November 6, 2020 | Luca Serena

How to Find Critical Pipe Bursts

Knowing which are the most critical pipes in the network with regards to burst events (for example in terms of customers affected by the potential failure) facilitates the planning of the maintenance activity, allowing for adequate resources allocation for critical assets.
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February 26, 2021 | David Totman

The Forgotten Step of Criticality

In this era of amazing new technologies, there are still some organizations out there, forgetting at times the important asset management step of defining critical assets. But most utilities and municipalities cannot afford to visit and assess every foot of their entire system. To learn about some quick tips on prioritizing critical assets read this blog...
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