Tag Archives: Asset management

Ontario Environmental Commissioner releases 4-step stormwater funding reform plan

According to the latest installment of Canada’s annual Canadian Infrastructure Report Card, more than 650 stormwater-related urban floods throughout the country levied damages to more than 66,000 private properties between 2009 and 2016. To help prevent these damages, fix existing stormwater infrastructure, and accommodate future growth, the office of Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario […]

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EPA Reports Stormwater Funding Needs

On Jan. 13, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a survey showing that $271 billion is needed to maintain and improve the nation’s clean water infrastructure. This includes wastewater and stormwater infrastructure as well as collection systems. EPA reports that $48 billion is needed to correct combined sewer overflows, and another $19.2 billion is […]

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Evolving Green Infrastructure Through Asset Management

DC Water is developing a robust asset management program with an adaptive framework to plan proactively for green infrastructure maintenance.

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RIDOT To Inventory and Better Manage Highway Drainage Assets

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) plans to launch its first-ever statewide inventory of highway drainage systems. RIDOT estimates that it is responsible for 25,000 stormwater catch basins, 2000 outfalls, and 100 structural stormwater controls. However, this new endeavor will be the state’s first full inspection and inventory of its system. This inventory will […]

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