A review of major centrifugal pump failure modes with application to the water supply and sewerage industries

Centrifugal pumps are one of the world’s most widely used type of pump, having an extensive range of applications, from food processing to water or sewage transportation. Problems that arise within these machines decrease the flow of the fluid within the pipelines, thus interrupting the production and transport of the fluid to its destination within the process.

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State water corporation total asset management plan

The State Water Total Asset Management Plan (TAMP) documents the background, principles, processes, information and outcomes of its total asset management strategy. The TAMP provides a strategic context for present and future decision-making on asset management, encompassing risk, financial, environmental, heritage, levels of service for water delivery and engineering issues.

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A review of asset management models available for water pipeline networks

A  number of research papers and commercial products are now available to provide asset management plans for water pipeline networks.  These include the ABLE system developed by O'Hagan in the UK, which uses a combination of Bayesian methods and sampling to determine  projected costs and the KANEW system developed by Deb, Hasit, Grablutz and Herz in the USA, which provides estimates of the length of pipeline that should be replaced each year.

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Risk assessment of wastewater networks infrastructure in Adelaide using GIS/Infonet

The wastewater collection network in metropolitan Adelaide consists of a large number of assets distributed over a wide geographic area. This poses significant challenges in both conducting and prioritising asset management activities for these assets, including maintenance, rehabilitation, condition assessment and replacement.

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State water portfolio risk analysis

State Water Corporation (SWC) is a bulk water supply business which manages a portfolio of large dam structures prescribed under the Dams Safety Act (1978). The Act sets out deterministic criteria to ensure that dam owners apply adequate consideration to dam safety for structures under their control.

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