Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Infrastructure Management, Second Edition

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  • Copyright: 2012-06-08
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The second edition of a bestseller, this book discusses details the latest research on management practices for water and sewer capital facilities with an emphasis on infrastructure. It explores recent advances and highlights the technique asset management, which has received international acceptance and applies across various infrastructure sectors. It covers the components of asset management systems, including computer platforms and software packages, methods for condition assessment and ratings, risk-based decision support systems, decision making protocols, triple bottom line business cases, and new options for repair, rehabilitation, and replacement of buried pipe assets.

Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. xi
List of Tablesp. xv
Prefacep. xix
Authorp. xxi
Urban Water Infrastructure for Healthy Citiesp. 1
Water Supply, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systemsp. 2
Managing the Infrastructure Life Cyclep. 4
Data-Centered Infrastructure Managementp. 6
Elements of Infrastructure Management Systemsp. 7
Measuring Infrastructure Integrityp. 8
Condition and Investment Needs of Urban Water Systemsp. 10
Classification System for Infrastructure Systems and Componentsp. 11
Program Management within Organizational Unitsp. 11
Best Practices in Infrastructure Managementp. 12
Conclusionp. 16
Referencesp. 16
Managing Water Systems and Servicesp. 17
Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systemsp. 17
Evolution of Urban Water Systemsp. 18
Water Supply Infrastructure Systemsp. 20
Configuration and Functions of Water Supply Systemsp. 20
Water Quality and Healthp. 22
Sources of Waterp. 22
Peak Rate Operations of Water Supply Systemsp. 23
Drinking Water Treatmentp. 23
Transmission and Distribution System Infrastructurep. 25
Water Supply Statisticsp. 30
Management Organizations for Water Supplyp. 38
Interest Groupsp. 39
Trends and Issues in Water Supply Systemsp. 39
Wastewater Infrastructure Systemsp. 41
Configuration and Functions of Wastewater Systemsp. 41
Collection and Transmission Systemsp. 43
Wastewater Treatment Systemsp. 44
Reclaimed Water Systemsp. 45
Wastewater Statisticsp. 46
Management Structuresp. 48
Interest Groupsp. 49
Trends and Issues in Wastewater Systemsp. 49
Stormwater Infrastructure Systemsp. 50
Configuration and Functions of Stormwater Systemsp. 50
Stormwater Needsp. 53
Stormwater Planningp. 53
Management Structurep. 55
Trends and Issues in Stormwater Systemsp. 56
Future Water Management Issuesp. 57
Referencesp. 58
Asset Management for Urban Water Systemsp. 61
Concept of Asset Managementp. 62
Organizing Asset Management Programsp. 65
Guidance from the International Infrastructure Management Manualp. 67
Asset Management Functionsp. 69
Coordination of Asset Management Functionsp. 69
Planning Sectionp. 70
Engineering and Constructionp. 70
Operations and Maintenance (O&M)p. 71
Financial Managementp. 72
Risk Managementp. 72
Information Systems and Data Managementp. 72
Asset Management for Water Systemsp. 73
Implementation of Asset Management for Water Systemsp. 75
Referencesp. 77
Capital Improvement Planning and Programmingp. 79
Planning-Programming-Budgeting Systemsp. 79
Planning Process: Multistage, Rational, and Politicalp. 82
From Integrated Plans to Capital Improvement Programsp. 84
Capital Improvement Programsp. 85
Water Supply Capital Planningp. 86
Wastewater System Planningp. 87
Stormwater System Planningp. 88
Evaluation Techniques and Priority Settingp. 89
How to Develop a Capital Improvement Programp. 91
Example of a CIPp. 92
Referencesp. 93
Engineering and Construction for the Infrastructure Life Cyclep. 95
Stages of Design and Constructionp. 96
Achieving Quality and Value in Infrastructure Projectsp. 97
Project Rolesp. 100
Project Delivery Methodsp. 101
Planning for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Projectsp. 103
Project Designp. 103
Management of Engineering Servicesp. 106
Construction Phasep. 111
Design Guides for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systemsp. 117
Referencesp. 120
Financial Management for Urban Water Systemsp. 123
Financial Knowledge for Water Systems Managementp. 124
Deferred Investment in Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systemsp. 125
Financial Tools in Utility Managementp. 128
Field of Public Financep. 128
Financial Planningp. 130
Budget Processesp. 131
Accounting and Reporting Infrastructure Condition and Needsp. 134
Basic Principles of Accountingp. 134
Government Accounting Principlesp. 136
Accounting for Fixed Assetsp. 138
Financial Statementsp. 139
Auditsp. 139
Triple Bottom-Line Accountingp. 140
Revenue Generationp. 140
Rate Settingp. 145
Water Supply Ratesp. 145
Wastewater Ratesp. 146
Stormwater Ratesp. 147
Capital Financingp. 148
Tax Revenuesp. 152
Privatization and Public-Private Partnershipsp. 153
Further Guidance for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Financep. 154
Appendix: Fort Collins Financial Datap. 154
Information Sourcesp. 154
Budget Documentp. 154
Comprehensive Annual Financial Reportp. 157
Rate Structurep. 165
User Chargesp. 165
Plant Investment Fees for Wastewaterp. 169
Other Fees and Chargesp. 169
Enforcementp. 169
Referencesp. 170
High-Performance Operation of Water Systemsp. 173
Operations Management as a Disciplinep. 174
Elements of Operations Managementp. 176
Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater System Operationsp. 179
Water Supplyp. 181
Wastewaterp. 182
Reclaimed Water Systemsp. 183
Stormwater Systemsp. 183
SCADA Systemsp. 183
Performance Assessment, Oplimizarion, and Quality Controlp. 185
Workforce Issues and Operatorsp. 190
Trends in Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Operationsp. 196
Referencesp. 199
Risk Management and Disaster Preparednessp. 203
How Risk Is Increasingp. 204
Examples of Failuresp. 205
Risk Management Terminologyp. 207
Natural and Human-Caused Threats to Water Systemsp. 211
Risk and Vulnerability Assessmentp. 214
Mitigation Measuresp. 218
Security and Emergency Managementp. 221
Lessons Learnedp. 225
Referencesp. 227
Maintenance and Renewal of Water Infrastructurep. 229
Maintenance Management Systemsp. 230
Maintenance and Facility Managementp. 231
Benefits of Maintenance Programsp. 232
Preventive and Corrective Maintenancep. 233
Decision Making for Maintenance Levelsp. 233
Maintenance of Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systemsp. 234
Condition Assessment of Infrastructure and Equipmentp. 240
Planning and Managing the Renewal of Infrastructurep. 243
Materialsp. 247
Future Issues and Needed Researchp. 248
Referencesp. 248
Information Technology for Water Infrastructurep. 251
IT across Organizationsp. 252
IT Applicationsp. 255
Databases, Models, and Decision Supportp. 256
Models and Decision Supportp. 265
Modelsp. 265
Engineering and Planning Supportp. 267
GISp. 268
Design Platformsp. 270
BIMp. 270
Document Managementp. 270
Design and e-Constructionp. 271
O&M Supportp. 271
SCADAp. 271
Telecommunicationsp. 271
Enterprise Systemsp. 272
Cyber Securityp. 274
Future IT Directions for Water Utilitiesp. 275
New Info Sourcesp. 275
Change Organizationp. 275
Integrationp. 275
Securityp. 275
Referencesp. 276
Legal and Regulatory Controls on Urban Water Systemsp. 279
Examples of Legal Scenarios in the Infrastructure Life Cyclep. 280
Types of Laws and Regulationsp. 281
Agencies and Rolesp. 284
United States Code (U.S.C.) and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)p. 285
Regulation of Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systemsp. 286
Safe Drinking Water Actp. 287
Clean Water Act and Wastewater Regulationp. 289
Drainage and Flood Laws, Regulations, and Codesp. 291
Enforcement of Regulationsp. 293
Financial and Service Quality Regulationp. 294
Politics of Regulationp. 295
Referencesp. 295
Managing Infrastructure in the Water Industryp. 297
Management in the Public Works and Utility Environmentp. 298
The Big Picturep. 300
Business Practices Affecting Infrastructurep. 301
Human Resources Managementp. 302
Strategic Planningp. 304
Project Managementp. 304
Risk Management and Loss Preventionp. 304
Decision Makingp. 304
Program Assessment and Management Auditsp. 305
Quality Managementp. 305
Public Involvement, Marketing, and Customer Relationship Managementp. 305
Management in a Government Environmentp. 307
Leadership Issues for Infrastructure Managersp. 311
Referencesp. 314
List of Acronymsp. 315
Urban Water Infrastructure Researchp. 321
Indexp. 325
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