Asset Management

News and Activities

Committee Activities

Update – 24 April 2020

This month the committee had its 2nd meeting for 2020.

We had to sadly say good bye to Marion Derochet who is heading back to France.  Marion has been a very active member of the committee.  We thank her and wish her all the best.

The committee is continuing to implement its Action Plan.

Its is currently working on the following topics through various types of publications/forums:

• Asset Condition Assessments* – Lessons Learnt (target Q2 2020);
• Asset Management Capability (target Q2 2020);
• Capital & Lifecycle Planning* (target Q2 2020);
- Digital engineering – Asset Management (target Q2 2020);
• Managing ageing assets* (target Q2 2020);
• Asset Performance Monitoring (target Q2 2020); and
• Corrosion protection for a specific asset class (yet to be selected) (target Q3 2020)

* Popular topic as per our the members survey in early 2019

Should you wish to provide input for any of the above, please contact the committee via

In addition the committee plans to:

•  Continue to provide news items for the Source newsletter and the website

Due to the Covid-19 situation, it is now unlikely it will be able to facilitate asset management technical meetings in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne in 2020, as the term of the committee ends in Q3.


21 October 2019
Council takes asset management to new heights with drone program

Specialist Network Asset Management Series
November/December 2019
A recipe for good asset management decisions – Part 1
A recipe for good asset management decisions – Part 2
A recipe for good asset management decisions – Part 3
A recipe for good asset management decisions – Part 4
A recipe for good asset management decisions – Part 5
A recipe for good asset management decisions – Part 6

11 November 2019
How this utility is fixing water main failures before they happen

25 November 2019
Manual: Condition Assessment of Water Mains (American Water Works Association)                                                         

Technical Paper
12 September 2019
IoT as a digital enabler of a hyper-connected water utility

2 September 2019
How anticipating asset failure can lead to success for water utilities

5 June 2019

An update on the ISO 55000 series on asset management

31 May 2019
How standardisation leads to success in the water sector

2 February 2019
Transforming operations and enhancing capabilities

Technical Paper
16 January 2019
Data visualisation: The new currency of the water industry

Technical Paper
4 December 2018
Creating organisational success through a strong asset management culture

Technical Paper
6 September 2018
Implementing Research Into The Management Of Critical Water Mains

8 August 2018
New ARC training centre targets data as the future of asset maintenance

5 June 2018
Geoff Hales & Meg Hooper on a strong asset management culture