Richmond Strengthens Its Collection System and GASB 34 Position
Authors: Kolb, George; McConico, Mac; Wooten, Kennis; DuVal, Gary; Newbry, Brooks W.; Maisch, Federico
Source: Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation, WEFTEC 2001: Session 61 through Session 70 , pp. 456-461(6)
Publisher: Water Environment Federation
Abstract:Richmond, Virginia is embarked on a systematic rehabilitation of its 1500 mile sanitary sewer collection system, parts of which date back to the mid-1800s. Aging infrastructure, regulatory requirements for overflow mitigation and new accounting requirements (under GASB 34) are all drivers for this rehabilitation program. The roadmap for this rehabilitation program is a Collection System Master Plan. This paper describes how the Richmond Collection System Master Plan addresses the drivers listed above and shows the benefits that Richmond derives. The approaches presented in this paper are fully transferable to other municipal collection systems.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2001-01-01
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