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Using Asset Management Techniques to Improve O&M Efficiency

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Increasing the O&M efficiency in wastewater facilities requires the identification of requirements, the prioritization of planned tasks, targeted investments, and measurement of the return on those investments. When you identify O&M work practices as assets, and use the risk and condition assessment techniques of Asset Management to target improvements and measure success through repeated assessments, you create a focused and rigorous process for improving the O&M efficiency of any facility.

Keywords: Condition Assessment; Cost Reduction; Maintenance; O&M Efficiency; O&M Improvement; Operations; Risk; Work Processes

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: January 1, 2009

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