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Why Stop When You're Ahead: Using Collection System Models Beyond Planning to Support Ongoing Collection System Management

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Many municipalities have invested significant resources in developing detailed collection system models to support utility planning needs. Historically, these models have been developed as part of a master planning effort, or to support regulatory requirements associated with wet-weather control programs. Too often, after serving a useful purpose on one project, the models are put on a shelf, collecting dust until they become outdated. This is unfortunate, because the investment in a modeling tool can continue to pay dividends by providing a consistent decision-support tool for ongoing collection system management. This paper describes the approach the City of Sandusky, Ohio, has used to continue leveraging the power of their collection system model to support their daily infrastructure management needs. Sandusky's experience will be of interest to any municipality facing the challenge of operating, maintaining, and managing a collection system in today's fund-limited environment.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2002-01-01

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