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Building the Capacity of Drinking Water Systems

Asset Management Resources for States and Small Drinking Water Systems

Asset management is the practice of managing infrastructure capital assets to minimize the total cost of owning and operating them, while delivering the service level customers desire. This management framework has been widely adopted by the water sector as a means to pursue and achieve sustainable infrastructure.

The documents and tools below explain the benefits of asset management and ways to implement specific asset management practices for small systems.