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VA Training | Asset Management for Sustainable Wastewater Operations

October 5, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Description: In this workshop, you will learn about how asset management can benefit your system and about funding programs available for planning and infrastructure spending. With limited revenues, aging infrastructure, and regulatory obligations to meet, a comprehensive approach to managing your system is vital. You may have problems related to unknown meter, valve, or hydrant locations. You may not be sure of which asset(s) to replace given limited funds. Asset Management can help you solve these problems, and more.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the 5 core components of asset management
  • Develop an inventory of utility components
  • Identify critical assets for sustained operations
  • Make decisions about how to operate, maintain, repair, and replace those assets
  • Set goals for level of service at a sustainable cost

Trainer: Elsemarie Mullins, Project Director, Environmental Finance Center at UNC – Chapel Hill

Cost: Free

Continuing Education Units: Those who attend will receive a Certificate of Attendance that they may self-submit for Continuing Education Credit.

Please Note: Lunch will not be provided and is the responsibility of attendees.

Who Should Attend:

  • Managers, owners, and operators of water systems serving less than 10,000 people, or wastewater systems with an average daily flow of less than 1 million gallons
  • Decision-makers for water and wastewater utilities, including mayors, finance officers, utility managers, public works directors, city councilors, board members, tribal council members, and clerks
  • Consultants and technical assistance providers serving water and wastewater systems


Register here.


October 5, 2022
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Wytheville Community College, Grayson Hall, Snyder Auditorium
1000 E. Main Street
Wytheville, VA 24382 United States

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