Effective asset management is critical to the overall financial performance of water utilities. Waiting until assets fail rather than planning for replacement significantly increases the cost of service. Developing and maintaining a detailed asset inventory is the first step in the process. GIS mapping tools can make the job easier.
Participants will receive a step-by-step tutorial on how to map a water system’s assets using free Google Earth Pro for Desktop.
Participants will learn:
Participants should download and install the free Google Earth Pro for Desktop software before the class (https://www.google.com/earth/versions/#download-pro)
The recommended audience includes operators, managers, and board members engineers and administrative staff.